CONTENTS:- 1. Sketch of author's hunting experiences. 2. The province of Mysore. 3. The Mysore jungles. 4. A Mysore village. 5. The Billiga Rungun hills. 6. The asiatic wild elephant (Elephas indicus). 7. The capturing of wild elephants. 8. The elephant in captivity. 9. The management and feeding of elephants. 10. Elephant catching in Mysore. 11. The Bengal elephant catching establishment. 12. An elephant catching expedition into the hill tracts of Chittagong. 13. An elephant catching expedition into the hill tracts of Chittagong (continued). 14. Rifles and camp management. 15. Elephant shooting. 16. Incidents in elephant shooting. 17. Incidents in elephant shooting (continued). 18. The Indian bison (Gavaeus Gaurus). 19. Adventures in bison-shooting. 20. The tiger (Felis tigris). 21. Tiger shooting in southern India. 22. Tiger shooting in southern India (continued). 23. The panther, leopard, and Cheeta or hunting-leopard. 24. Sport with panthers and leopards. 25. Sport with panthers and leopards (continued). 26. The Indian black bear (Ursus Labiatus). 27. Dogs for Indian hunting.
The present emphasis on preservation of these species has rightly banned killing of the rare animals. The book thus provides a historical account of how hunting was done in the past.