Chasing the Dragon's Tail: The Struggle to Save Thailand's Wild Cats

Chasing the Dragon's Tail: The Struggle to Save Thailand's Wild Cats

by Alan Rabinowitz

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ISBN-13: 9781559639804
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 08/02/2002
Edition description: 1
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Alan Rabinowitz is Director of the Science and Exploration Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society based in the Bronx, New York. He is a frequent contributor to Natural History and is the author of two previous books: Jaguar (Island Press, 2000) and Beyond the Last Village (Island Press, 2001).

Table of Contents

Prologue--Taipei, March 19871
1.Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand, March 19863
2.Dancing Woman Mountain12
3.Into the Cauldron24
4.Forest Cattle36
5.Leopard Capture48
6.Buddhist Monks58
7.Spirits and Ghosts70
8.Chasing the Dragon's Tail81
9.Auntie's Coffee Shop98
10.Wildlife Abuse109
11.Tiger Tracking123
12.Leopards and Leopard Cats134
13.Poachers146
14.Animals in Cages160
15.Civet Society169
16.City of Illusion179
17.Floods193
18.Wild Elephants204
19.Huai Kha Khaeng, February 1989215
20.The Place of Knowing221
Epilogue225
Afterword229
Bibliography235
Acknowledgments239
Index241

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