Across Mongolian Plains

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The present book is the narrative of our work and travels. As in ""Camps and Trails"" I have written it entirely from the sportsman's standpoint and have purposely avoided scientific details which would prove uninteresting or wearisome to the general public...
Asia is the most fascinating hunting ground in all the world, not because of the quantity of game to be found there but because of its quality, and scientific importance. Central Asia was the point of origin and ...
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Overview

The present book is the narrative of our work and travels. As in ""Camps and Trails"" I have written it entirely from the sportsman's standpoint and have purposely avoided scientific details which would prove uninteresting or wearisome to the general public...
Asia is the most fascinating hunting ground in all the world, not because of the quantity of game to be found there but because of its quality, and scientific importance. Central Asia was the point of origin and distribution for many mammals which inhabit other parts of the earth to-day and the habits and relationships of some of its big game animals are almost unknown. Because of unceasing native persecution, lack of protection, the continued destruction of forests and the ever increasing facilities for transportation to the remote districts of the interior, many of China's most interesting and important forms of wild life are doomed to extermination in the very near future.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781115416177
  • Publisher: BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
  • Publication date: 10/18/2009
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 0.64 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

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