7 edition of Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches found in the catalog.
June 2002 by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English
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Whitetail deer are frequently found at home in the same thicket in which a bear has its den, while they immediately desert the temporary abiding place of a wolf or cougar. For a moment the old she tried to bluster and made a half-hearted threat of charging; but her courage failed before the rapid onslaught of her yelling, rope- swinging assailants; and she took to her heels and galloped off, leaving the cubs to shift for themselves. They follow the bear and bring him to bay but do not try to kill him, although there are dogs of the big fighting breeds which can readily master a black bear if loosed at him three or four at a time; but the dogs of these southern bear-hound packs are not fitted for such work, and if they try to close with the bear he is certain to play havoc with them, disemboweling them with blows of his paws or seizing them in his arms and biting through their spines or legs. They usually know only so much about any given animal as will enable them to kill it. Twice I have known a black bear kill cattle.
A hunter will then watch one or more baits from a stand, armed with a rifle, bow or shotgun. He shot the old she in the small of the back, whereat she made a loud roaring and squealing. Where they are much hunted they finally almost reverse their natural habits and sleep throughout the hours of light, only venturing abroad after nightfall and before sunrise; but even yet this is not the habit of those bears which exist in the wilder localities where they are still plentiful. The download did explained by David H.
Nel ha helicopter genus numero location a scheme rationing del user e separate relevance workshop epoch interfaccia del supporto ottico integrato. A black bear would have a poor chance if in the clutches of a large, hungry grisly; and an old male will kill and eat a cub, especially if he finds it at a disadvantage. A small ranchman whom I knew well, who lived near Flathead Lake, once in April found where a troop of these wolves had killed a good-sized yearling grisly. I have myself shot but one or two black bears, and these were obtained under circumstances of no special interest, as I merely stumbled on them while after other game, and killed them before they had a chance either to run or show fight.
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Old hunters, survivors of the long-vanished ages when the vast herds thronged the high plains and were followed by the wild red tribes, and by bands of whites who were scarcely less savage, have told me that they often met bears under such circumstances; and these bears were accustomed to sleep in a patch of rank sage bush, in the niche of a washout, or under the lee of a boulder, seeking their food abroad even in full daylight.
Clarence King, while riding along the overland trail through western Kansas, passed through a great buffalo herd, and was himself injured in an encounter with a bull.
Clarence King informs me that he was once eye-witness to a bear's killing a steer, in California. The non-endangered European population of Eurasian bear is hunted mostly in the north-western part of Russia, while the Asian population is hunted in the Ural mountains and in eastern Siberia.
This bear is a tree climber. Merrill, in company with an old hunter, had climbed down into a deep, narrow canyon. Bear are fond of wallowing in the water, whether in the sand, on the edge of a rapid plains river, on the muddy margin of a pond, or in the oozy moss of a clear, cold mountain spring.
They have been sometimes spoken of as forming a separate species; but, judging from my own limited experience, and from a comparison of the many hides I have seen, I think they are really the same animal, many individuals of the two so-called varieties being quite indistinguishable. Instantly the great bull wheeled and charged in headlong anger, while the herd fled in the opposite direction.
Finding little to eat in the bleak, snow-drifted woods, it soon began to depredate on the moose, and killed two or three, generally by lying in wait and dashing out on them as they passed near its lurking-place. Ordinarily the only excitement is in the stalk, the bear doing nothing more than keep a keen look-out and manifest the utmost anxiety to get away.
These bears are usually hunted in the Shantar Islands Okhotsk and Magadan. Under some of the logs he evidently found mice and chipmunks; then, as soon as the log was overturned, he would be seen jumping about with grotesque agility, and making quick dabs here and there, as the little, scurrying rodent turned and twisted, until at last he put his paw on it and scooped it up into his mouth.
If food is very plenty bears are lazy, but commonly they are obliged to be very industrious, it being no light task to gather enough ants, beetles, crickets, tumble-bugs, roots, and nuts to satisfy the cravings of so huge a bulk. When the bear reached the foot of the aspen she reared, and bit and clawed the slender trunk, shaking it for a moment, and he shot her through the eye.
In the old days, however, it may almost be said that a grisly was more apt to attack than to flee. But he saw at least one bear killed which was much larger than either of these. They were sitting idly warming themselves in the first sunbeams, when their attention was sharply drawn to four buffaloes that were coming to the pool to drink.
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My own chief experience with buffaloes was obtained in the latter year, among small bands and scattered individuals, near my ranch on the Little Missouri; I have related it elsewhere. The brown bear Ursus arctos is a large species of bear distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere.
In Oregon the cinnamon bear is a phase of the small black bear; in Montana it is the plains variety of the large mountain silver-tip. He was out alone, and saw a small herd of cows and calves at some distance, with a huge bull among them, towering above them like a giant.Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches: An Account of the Big Game of the United States and its Chase with Horse, Hound, and Rifle by Theodore Roosevelt.
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HUNTING THE GRISLY AND OTHER SKETCHES by THEODORE ROOSEVELT An Account of the Big Game of the United States and its Chase with Horse Hound, and Rifle CHAPTER I.
THE BISON OR AMERICAN BUFFALO. When we became a nation inthe buffaloes, the first animals to vanish when the wilderness is settled, roved to the crests of the.