Thompson Seton Describes His Farthest North

Thompson Seton Describes His Farthest North

At the time of his return from the 1907 Arctic expedition, Seton was a celebrity whose exploits were regularly covered by the press. The article which follows, covers the northernmost part of his Arctic adventure in an interview that took place not long after his...
Ernest Thompson Seton’s Trip to the Barren Lands

Ernest Thompson Seton’s Trip to the Barren Lands

Seton’s planned trip to the Arctic Prairies caught the attention of two newspapers in Edmonton, Alberta.This is one of the articles. It comes from the archives of the Academy for the Love of Learning. Edmonton Daily Bulletin, May 8, 1907 Is in Edmonton Preparing...
After Birds, Flowers and Bears on Northern Plains

After Birds, Flowers and Bears on Northern Plains

Seton’s planned trip to the Arctic Prairies made news as it was underway. His adventure was covered by the Edmonton Evening Journal. This article comes from the Seton archives at the Academy for the Love of Learning.  Edmonton Evening Journal, May 8, 1907...
Mountain Lion or Cougar as seen by Seton

Mountain Lion or Cougar as seen by Seton

I have seen only two mountain lions. One huge animal was patiently standing beside a highway near Cimarron, New Mexico, waiting for traffic to pass so he could safely cross. The other I found when crawling through dense shrubbery at night, without a flashlight,...
Two Really Wild Cats Ocelot and Bobcat

Two Really Wild Cats Ocelot and Bobcat

Bobcat Bobcats are a curious lot. I know three people who within the last couple of years have had one of these beautiful felines come up to their houses and take a look into a window. Peeping toms? At the beginning of November, I saw one—very dark colored—cross the...

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