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Sir Samuel White Baker: Hunting advice from a 19th-century tiger hunter

Tips from a 19th-century tiger hunter that you can use on your next hunt

Although the Bengal tiger is endangered today, back in the mid-1800s, it was considered premier dangerous game on the Indian subcontinent. Measuring up to 10 feet long and weighing as much as 400 pounds, these apex predators could summarily disembowel prey or its human pursuers with its four-inch-long canine teeth or retractable claws. The tiger’s

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