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Sloth Bears of Mirzapur: A Study from the Vindhyan Landscape of Eastern Uttar Pradesh | Conservation India

“Jim Corbett had shot all his man-eaters in Nainital. But I am sure there must have been more tigers in and around Mirzapur than in all the tarai districts put together……”   These are words of Y.D. Gundevia, District Collector of Mirzapur in the 1940s, in his book ‘In the Districts of the Raj’. His predecessor, Lord Wyndham, who was Collector of the district for more than 30 years, was a very good friend of Jim Corbett.  A study from the Vindhyan Landscape of Eastern Uttar Pradesh