I've seen eight full-grown grizzlies feedin' on the same slide!
"W'ich ain't just the proper place for a gun to be when yo'r hunting a grizzly," reminded Bruce.
I'd rather snap off pictures like that than shoot a grizzly or a bull moose.
"And leave our grizzly until to-morrow?"
I feel something like a young Indian warrior who's just killed his first grizzly, and means to hang the claws about his neck to prove his bravery."
Fancy a man that has fought grizzlies an’ Injuns bein’ careful of bein’ murdered by a cat!”
The same effect will often follow from a series of calamities, or a long run of ill success, and the sufferer has been known to ride into the midst of an enemy's camp, or attack a grizzly bear single-handed, to get rid of a life which he supposed to lie under the doom of misfortune.
"I figger most natcherlists go out an' get acquainted with one grizzly, an' then they write up all grizzlies accordin' to that one.
I want this grizzly, and I'm going to have him.
There was no danger in the adventure, nothing difficult about it; in fact, it was far less exciting than shooting moose in the Maine woods or tracking grizzlies in the Rockies or going after tigers in India.
Pa lit a cigar and put it in one side of his mouth, put his hat up on one side of his head, like he was tough, and looked wise, and said: "Fellow fakirs, I have been watching the animals all day, and while I do not say they understand enough of the ways of human beings to be posted on labor unions, and all that, I want to tell you they are on a strike, and that grizzly and that lion are the walking delegates that are stirring them up to mischief.
Sooner might you tame the grizzly bear of Missouri than humanise a thing so essentially cruel and heartless.
Until the habit of scientific accuracy in observation and record is achieved and until specimens are preserved and carefully compared, entirely truthful men, at home in the wilderness, will whole-heartedly accept, and repeat as matters of gospel faith, theories which split the grizzly and black bears of each locality in the United States, and the lions and black rhinos of South Africa, or the jaguars and pumas of any portion of South America, into several different species, all with widely different habits.
There, on his haunches, sat a Grizzly, looking down on the camp.
Footnote Q: On our return to Helena, Walter Trumbull published, in the Helena Gazette, some incidents of our trip, and from his narrative I copy the following account of our hunt for the grizzly: "Some of the party who had gone a short distance ahead to find out the best course to take the next day, soon returned and reported a grizzly and her two cubs about a quarter of a mile from camp.
This was the year when a beef-eating craze seemed to possess every able-bodied Grizzly of the Sierras.
Only death could pay for such insolence as this,--to make a night's lair in the den of his sovereignty, the grizzly.
He overtook the grizzly at the dam.
Fast as he went, and few animals can outrun a Grizzly in rough country, the hot hurricane was gaining on him.
I knew a grizzly once that wasn't much bigger'n a dog, an' he was a game-killer.
The harder you hit a grizzly the madder he gets, an' if you keep on hittin' 'im he keeps on gettin' madder, until he drops dead.
It grazed the beast's grizzly back, but glancing from it mortally wounded the king, who stood within its range.
I've got more than one reason for getting that grizzly now, Bruce," he added.
He followed the grizzly out into the open, feeling tremendously better than last night, though his feet were still sore and his body was stiff.
He knew that it was down there they would find the grizzly, and he was interested in nothing else just at present.
They are not sufficiently curved to enable the grizzly bear to climb trees, like the black and brown bears; and this inability on their part is often the only hope of the pursued hunter, who, if he succeeds in ascending a tree, is safe, for the time at least, from the bear's assaults.
Turning over the page, the Major disclosed a most grievous grizzly bear, grizzly and bearish beyond conception, heraldic, regardant, expectant, not collared, fanged and clawed proper, rampant, erect, requiring no supporters.
Their swift walk changed to a dog-trot, and they swung in nearer to the slope, so that for fifteen minutes a huge knoll concealed the grizzly.
CHAPTER IV The next evening Susan begged old Grizzly to tell her another story about Whiskers.
The members of this hunting party were all elated at the thought of bagging a fine grizzly, which seemed an easy prey.
They all enjoyed the pies, and then Bunny asked old Grizzly to spend the night with them.