Turning from the line of his former route, the Teton dragged himself directly towards the margin of the thicket.
A long, and, on the part of the Teton, an anxious and painful silence succeeded, before the deep breathing of the traveller again announced that he was indulging in his slumbers.
It might have been a minute before the Teton chief drew back, and seated himself with the whole of his form without the linen tenement.
When he had effected his object, and had taken an instant to become acquainted with the nature of the localities within the enclosure, the Teton used the precaution to open a way through which he might make a swift retreat.
It was necessary for the Teton to maintain the position he had taken, for many long and weary minutes, in order to make sure that he was no longer watched.
The hand of the wandering Teton passed over the downy coat, the meek countenance, and the slender limbs of the gentle creature, with untiring curiosity; but he finally abandoned the prize, as useless in his predatory expeditions, and offering too little temptation to the appetite.
If my brother says it, it is true; but what men thus trust to the generosity of the Tetons, I cannot tell.
Victor now has two hotels: the Teton
Valley Motel and just beyond the city limits, Teton
Springs Lodge, City Administrator Olivia Goodale said.
That story, and the accompanying photograph, made their way through a network of biologists in the West and eventually ended up in front of Roger Smith, co-founder of Teton
Raptor Center, a nonprofit raptor education, research and rehabilitation facility in Wyoming.