The 22-Day Hunt for a Man-Eater

People

The 22-Day Hunt for a Man-Eater

Illustration: Juergen Dsouza

I

t started, as always, with a call from a frantic forest official. A man-eating leopard was terrorising tribal settlements near Gujarat’s Kanjeta forest. Could Robin come right away?

Robin left for Kanjeta with his 30.6 Sturm Ruger. Thousands of villagers and bounty hunters had gathered at the edge of the forest on the government’s promise of a reward for the leopard. Some were even carrying picnic hampers and beer.

READ MORE

Comments