Hunting Deer, Elk, and Other Creatures

George C. Frison

in Survival by Hunting

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2004 | ISBN: 9780520231900
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520927964 | DOI:
Hunting Deer, Elk, and Other Creatures

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This chapter investigates the hunting of deer, elk, and other creatures in Rocky Mountains during the prehistoric period. It describes the remains of mule deer and Rocky Mountain elk in archaeological remains and discusses the behavioral patterns of other animals including small mammals, birds, and black and grizzly bears. It also explains the hunting strategies for these animals.

Keywords: hunting; Rocky Mountains; prehistoric period; deer; elk; small mammals; birds; bears; archaeological remains

Chapter.  9390 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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