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Bears on the Lewis and Clark Expedition


Black and white drawing of men shooting bears

Sometimes the Corps could shoot at the grizzlies from a distance, sometimes they just had to run

CREDIT: "Captain Clark and his men shooting bears." in Patrick Gass, A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke. . . . Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1812. Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-19233

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