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Honorary Tiger: The Life of Billy Arjan Singh

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An affectionate biography of India's renowned 'tiger-man', and one of the world's greatest conservationists. Billy Arjan Singh's has been an extraordinary life by any standards. Born into a prestigious family of Sikh landowners, the young Singh was a relentless hunter and killer of every creature imaginable, until, guided by his conscience and observation of the impact of ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Methuen Publishing
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Toshita
Oct 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the story of Billy Arjan Singh, one of the world's foremost conservationists. He has worked to increase the population of cats in India. He lived alone with his tigers and leopards. Billy Arjan Singh had spent the last fifty years battling bureaucracy and corruption to fight for the wildlife in India. He recently received the J. Paul Getty Wildlife Conservation award while in his eighties. This is one incredible story of a very determined man.

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Ahmed Wajeeh
A really good book , life and struggles of a great mans single handed efforts to preserve and conserve wildlife , and of the courage of Arjan Singh Billy.
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