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Title: The great and small game of India, Burma, & Tibet
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Lydekker, Richard, 1849-1915
Subjects: Hunting Hunting Hunting Mammals
Publisher: London : R. Ward
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
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o their being cool, lions are much addicted to lying up in them. Whenwatching the mouth of one of these bohiras one evening, one of my shikaris sawtwo lions, a hyaena, and two porcupines emerge from it at short intervals ! Thelionesses are also given to dropping their litters in these holes. The cubs are bornat the beginning of the monsoon or rainy season. A large number of lions are kept in captivity in the State gardens at Junagarh, 412 Great and Small Game of India, etc. where they breed very freely. A good lion measures from 9 to 9J- feet in length.Like tigers, a disabled lion is apt to take to man-eating. From its colour the lion issometimes locally called the Unlia bagh or camel tiger, but the name by which it isgenerally known in the Gir is Savag, a word said to be of Arabic origin, meaninghe who causes the flocks to bleat. The lioness is called Shian. It is a curiousfact that although panthers are common enough in the Gir, neither tigers nor bearsare found there. L. L. Fenton.

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Fig. 62.âIndian I.ion in captivity at Junagarh. From a photographsupplied by Col. Fenton. INDEX ^Eluropus melanoleucus, 353 Mlurus fulgens, 350 Afghan hare, 385 Altai gazelle, 177, 184 Andamanese pig, 265 Antelope, four-horned, 153â Indian, 159 â Tibetan, 167 Antilope bennetti, 18 5, cervk^pra, 159 Arakan serow, 131 Arctictis binturong, 3 3 i Arctomp caudatiis, 380 Argali, 82 Argali-shooting, 395 Arna, 71 Ashy Tibetan goral, 139 Asiatic ibex, loiâ wapiti, 206 Ass, wild, 34, 38 Assam buffalo, 77 Astor markhor, 109â sheep, 86 Axis, 222 Baltistan ibex, loiBaluchi chinkara, 192Banting, 56Banting-shooting, 393Barasingha, 196, 228Barking deer, 238Bay cat, 313Bear, Himalayan black, 364 11 â brown, 356 â Malay, 371 â sloth, 373 â snow, 356 â Tibetan blue, 361Bengal tiger, 275Bharal, 93Binturong, 333Bison, 40 Black bear, Himalayan, 364Blackbuck, i 58Black-naped hare, 382Blue bear, Tibetan, 361 ,, bull, 146 â sheep, 93Bos bmnaniats, 56 Bos buballs, 71 â frontalis, 5 i â

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