How a buck/stag could have become a lion!

g.v.simson at g.v.simson at
Tue Jul 1 11:58:48 UTC 1997

Dominik wrote:
>In the medical literature, in particular on Su"sruta,
>there is a clear distinction in groups of animals:  vyaala versus m.rga.
>A vyaala is a hunting predator: lion, tiger, etc.
>A m.rga is a not a predator: mongoose, jackal, cat.

I fail to understand this. Mongoose, jackal and cat are also hunting
predators, or do you think they eat grass? :-)


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