Wonders of Jungle

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Prince Sarath Ghosh

Book Two

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[I-IV.] nicht abgedruckt V. Flesh-eating Animals: The Felines, or the Cat Tribe 66 The Feline has Strong Fangs 67 The Feline's Tongue is Rough 68 The Feline's Claws are Retractile 68...


Chapter V

Flesh-Eating Animals: the Felines, or the Cat Tribe So far most of the animals I have described to you are vegetarians, that is, they eat vegetables of all kinds, for even leaves, herbs, and grass...


Chapter VI

The tiger lives in most of the countries along the south coast of Asia, that is, all the way from Persia to China. Some tigers are also found in the northern countries of Asia, such as Siberia; but...


Chapter VII

The Tiger Cubs' Lessons Do tiger children have lessons? Of course they have! Almost all animal children have. You will remember the lessons in Book I which the elephant child had to learn. In the ...


Chapter VIII

The Tigress Mother's Special Duties So far I have described to you how the tiger cubs learn the lessons of the jungle from their father and mother. But sometimes they have to learn some of their ...


Chapter IX

The Special Qualities of Tiger and Tigress Now I am going to tell you a few more things about the tiger, from which you will realize what a wonderful animal he is. First, the tiger's size. The fi...


Chapter X

The Lion I shall now tell you about other felines or animals of the Cat Tribe. The lion looks the grandest of all such animals I suppose just because he has a mane. Most lions live in Africa. The...


Chapter XI

The Lion's Daily Life Now I shall tell you about the remaining habits of the lion, and how he lives every day. Lion cubs at birth are usually twins or triplets. Sometimes four or even five cubs a...


Chapter XII

The Lion a Noble Animal Androcles and the Lion Many, many years ago, the Romans ruled a large part of the world; for they were a great nation. Their territories included the north of Africa. A ri...


Chapter XIII

The Leopard The leopard is another animal of the Cat Tribe. You may know him at once by the spots on his body; and of course the female leopard also has the spots. These spots are usually black in...


Chapter XIV

The Leopard's Habits Now I shall tell you the other qualities and habits of the leopard. First, his size. The leopard is smaller than the tiger; he is not quite three feet high at the shoulders. ...


Chapter XV

American Leopard: The Jaguar Now I shall tell you about an American leopard. He is called the jaguar. He lives mostly in Central America and South America. His favorite country is Brazil, near the...


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