Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek: Book traces life history of famed bear 399

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE | By Ben Pierce

In the cast of characters that defines our imagination of the Old West, the grizzly bear holds a prominent place. Ursus arctos horribilis, scourge of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains, was a grave threat to be feared and to be conquered. Described as a “turrible looking animal” by Captain William Clark in the spring of 1805 and feared by the settlers who followed in his footsteps to tame the frontier, the grizzly bear came to symbolize the wild and dangerous West. More>

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Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek

Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek