Anecdotes of Big Cats and Other Beasts


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Although David Alec Wilson is best known for his writings about Thomas Carlyle, he was a Scottish civil servant who spent much time in India. This collection of stories draw from those experiences, where tales of tigers, leopards, crocodiles, elephants and monkeys are part of the cultural fabric. These range from short vignettes to several multi-part stories, all sure to entertain. - Summary by Larry Wilson (7 hr 29 min)

Chapters

Three Men Together 13:35 Read by imfrom51
The Wonderful Escape of “Tiger-Hill” 13:25 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Sherlock Holmes in a Wood 10:16 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Where Tigers Flourish: Part 1 Tigers in the Air 2:52 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Where Tigers Flourish: Part 2 Tigers Victorious 4:49 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Where Tigers Flourish: Part 3 Working Alongside 5:53 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Where Tigers Flourish: Part 4 At very Close Quarters 6:38 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Where Tigers Flourish: Part 5 The Charge of the Tigress 7:05 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Girl and the Tigress 11:26 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Old Men and the Tiger 5:07 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Recovering the Corpse 5:12 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Inspector’s Escape 6:03 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Sound of Humanity 10:00 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Tiger at the Rifle-range 13:16 Read by Nancy Gorgen
A Lesson from the Water Buffalo 9:39 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
The Buffalo and the Crocodile 5:39 Read by Reny
A Nest of Crocodiles 12:47 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Useful Snakes 3:47 Read by Margaret
The Tucktoo 3:51 Read by Margaret
The Kitten’s Catch 8:34 Read by Vivianlyu
The Leopard as a Killer of Men: Part 1 Twice Twenty Years Ago or More 6:07 Read by Link Wilfley
The Leopard as a Killer of Men: Part 2 A Leopard that Loved the Ladies 3:42 Read by Link Wilfley
The Leopard as a Killer of Men: Part 3 No Man Comes Amiss 2:24 Read by Link Wilfley
The Leopard as a Killer of Men: Part 4 Its Way of Doing 5:08 Read by Link Wilfley
The Leopard as a Killer of Men: Part 5 The Final Fight 6:07 Read by Link Wilfley
On Heads in General 7:53 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Unfinished Speech and Dance 9:05 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Big Pet Cat 6:54 Read by imfrom51
The Leopard that Needed a Dentist 2:13 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Devil as a Leopard 8:27 Read by Ruthema
The Gallant Leopard 11:31 Read by Guomin Do
A Dumb Appeal put into Words 8:44 Read by Guomin Do
The Fox in the Suez Canal 5:01 Read by Guomin Do
Solidarity among the Brutes: Part 1 Elephants 5:19 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Solidarity among the Brutes: Part 2 The Baboons and the Leopards 4:53 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Solidarity among the Brutes: Part 3 The Indian Baboons and the Bear 7:25 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Solidarity among the Brutes: Part 4 Simla Monkeys 7:19 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Solidarity among the Brutes: Part 5 Co-operation 3:45 Read by Nancy Gorgen
A Run for Life 3:17 Read by Guomin Do
Mother’s Love among the Monkeys 3:27 Read by Guomin Do
Exit the Hunter: Part 1 Up to Date 4:33 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Exit the Hunter: Part 2 The Lion in Death 5:52 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Exit the Hunter: Part 3 Killing Tigers and Apes 6:40 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Exit the Hunter: Part 4 The Happy Hunter 5:44 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Exit the Hunter: Part 5 The Use of Hunting 3:01 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Exit the Hunter: Part 6 Irresistible Evolution 1:55 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 1 Children of Air, in General 6:54 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 2 Charlie Darwin 7:40 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 3 Running Away 5:01 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 4 Settling Down 7:18 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 5 Teasing Tom 7:18 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 6 Evening and Morning 6:27 Read by Nancy Gorgen
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 7 Table Manners 3:14 Read by Moira Scott
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 8 Dogs 1:35 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 9 Equality is Equity 2:31 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 10 Where Civilisation Began. 4:17 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 11 Filial Feeling 4:17 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 12 Agreeable Sensations 7:49 Read by CTR
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 13 Corroborating Aristotle & Co. 6:58 Read by CTR
Charlie Darwin, or the Lady-Gibbon: Part 14 The Last Chapter 7:37 Read by CTR
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 1 Early Days 6:54 Read by AnnaR77
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 2 Up the Chimney 5:12 Read by AnnaR77
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 3 At a Railway Station 3:58 Read by Adele Pooley
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 4 A Breakfast at Ye-U 7:17 Read by Adele Pooley
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 5 The Bear and the Perambulator 4:09 Read by Adele Pooley
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 6 Life in a Country Town 10:59 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 7 The Wonderful Suckling 5:10 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 8 Harum-scarum 3:43 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 9 All the Rest 6:01 Read by Nancy Gorgen
The Brief Biography of a Little Bear Part 110 Her Epitaph 2:47 Read by Nancy Gorgen
A Chinese Hunter (740 B.C.) 8:24 Read by Larry Wilson