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Glimpse of Animal Life While Travelling Near Udaipur

GLIMPSE OF ANIMAL LIFE WHILE TRAVELLING NEAR UDAIPUR

The wild woodland creatures of India keenly resent intrusion into their forest fastnesses, and the railway-lines have succeeded in driving them deeper into the jungle. But monkeys, with their insatiable curiosity, quickly grow accustomed to strange sights, and watch the trains go by, and even mount the platforms where they never fail to receive kindly attention at the hands of the passengers

Match of Wits Between a Desert Warrior and a Town Arab

MATCH OF WITS BETWEEN A DESERT WARRIOR AND A TOWN ARAB

They are playing the old King's Game, derived from India. It is a primitive form of chess, and excites such passion that Arab kingdoms have been staked on the result of one game. The lean, finely-trained desert fighter, who sits so awkwardly upon a balanced stick, is a remarkable modern representative of the early Saracens who rode naked into battle