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Appendix pp. 197-216 Summary and Analysis

Russell describes animals and Indians of the region: The Wolverine is a small carnivore that attacks and eats small animals. It is a big problem for trappers because it scavenges stores of animals killed by human beings. The Wolf is an object of many superstitions of the Indians concerning the meaning of the approach and barking of wolves. The Panther is a destructive animal in the mountains that attacks sheep and other animals. It runs at the approach of man. The Grizzly Bear lives mostly on roots and berries and rarely on live game. It hibernates in rocks or holes during the winter. Grizzlies can be as much as seven feet tall. They usually run from man but can be dangerous when approached without warning.

The Mountain Sheep or Big Horn is a brownish color that darkens...

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