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HOW AN ELK SWAM TO SAFETY

play of his proud flanks. He was a noble animal to look at. His horns were full grown, and as he ran with his snout thrown forward, his antlers lay along both sides of his neck until their tips touched his shoulders. He continued on in a direct line until he was within less than a hundred paces of the camp; but he swerved suddenly from his course, and darted into the thicket of willows, where he was for the moment hidden from view. The wolves-fifty of them at least-had followed him up to this point; and as he entered the thicket several were close upon his heels. The boys expected to see the wolves rush in after him-as there appeared to be nothing to hinder them-but to the astonishment of all, they came to a sudden halt, and then went sneaking back-some of them even running off as if terrified! At first the boys believed this strange conduct due to their own presence and the smoke of the camp; but a, moment's thought convinced them that this could not be the reason, as they were all well acquainted with the nature of the prairie wolf, and had never witnessed anything like it before.
But they had no time to think of the wolves just then. The buck was the main attraction, and, calling to each other to surround the thicket, all four started in different directions. In a couple of minutes they had placed them selves at nearly equal distances around the thicket, and stood watching eagerly for the reappearance of the wapiti.
The willows covered about an acre of ground, but they were thick and full-leaved, and the buck could not be seen from any side. Wherever he was, he ~was evidently at a standstill, for not a rustle could be heard among the leaves, nor were any of the tall stalks seen to move.
The dog was now sent in. This would soon start him, and all four stood with guns ready. But hardly had the

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