Ghost Grizzlies: Does the Great Bear Still Haunt Colorado? [NOOK Book]

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By 1952 it was thought the grizzly bear had been wiped out in Colorado, pushed to oblivion by predator-phobic sheep ranchers and government trappers. Even so, through the mid-1900s, ghostly stories of grizzly sightings continued to haunt remote corners of the dark-timbered San Juan Mountains in the southern-most part of the state.

Then, one spooky September evening in 1979, ...
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Ghost Grizzlies: Does the Great Bear Still Haunt Colorado?

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Overview

By 1952 it was thought the grizzly bear had been wiped out in Colorado, pushed to oblivion by predator-phobic sheep ranchers and government trappers. Even so, through the mid-1900s, ghostly stories of grizzly sightings continued to haunt remote corners of the dark-timbered San Juan Mountains in the southern-most part of the state.

Then, one spooky September evening in 1979, a flesh-and-blood Grizzly sow was surprised on its daybed in the South San Juans by a bowhunter ... and the rest, as they say, is history. Or is it?

As author and veteran outdoorsman David Petersen takes us along on his quest for evidence of "the next 'last' Colorado grizzly," we find ourselves enjoying a masterful mystery unfolding, character by adventure, page by riveting page.

Although Ghost Grizzlies is set in Colorado, it stands as a timeless metaphor for every wild place and creature that finds itself under the gun of human encroachment still today. This revised third edition has a new cover, 12 new pages of photos, and updates.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468946499
  • Publisher: Booktango
  • Publication date: 6/5/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 1
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2007

    David Petersen Will Make You Care About Colorado Grizzlies

    Wow! This is a great book. It will open your eyes and have you pulling for the Southern San Juan Grizzly. For a subject that could be very dry Dave writes with a page turning skill that had me opening this book at every spare moment I had.

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