Wolves and Wapiti: Pioneers’ Wild Animal Encounters

The Rocky Mountains’ earliest pioneers witnessed a primeval world of nature’s wildest creatures: birds, beavers, elk, mountain sheep—even species now “ghosts” themselves like grizzlies and wolves. Hear these adventures—from raising orphaned grizzly bear cubs, to tracking the eerie howl of a Longs Peak coyote, to the quest for “wapiti”. Learn how elk, once overhunted to extermination, were reintroduced in a fleet of steam cars. Animal stories to thrill and amaze.