James Edward Corbett  (25 July 1875  – 19 April 1955)
was a British-Indian hunter, conservationist and author. A colonel in the British Indian Army,
he w
as frequently called upon by the government to kill man-eating tigers and leopards in the Garhwal and Kumaon regions on north India.

 

Corbett became an avid photographer and spoke out for the need to protect India's wildlife.
He played a key role in influencing the government to create a national park for animals in
that region, and the park was later renamed as Jim Corbett National Park in his honour.

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  Books

- Jungle Stories (1935)

- Man-Eaters of Kumaon (1944)

- The Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag (1947)

- My India (1952)

- Jungle Lore (1953)

- The Temple Tiger and More Man-eaters of Kumaon (1954)

- Tree Tops (1955)

- Jim Corbett's India - Selections by R. E. Hawkins (1978)

- My Kumaon (2012)

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