The Journals of Lewis & Clark: Lewis, July 30, 1804

Lewis, July 30, 1804

July the 30th

this day Joseph Fields killed a Braro as it is called by the French engages. this is a singular anamal not common to any part of the United States. it's weight is sixteen pounds.- it is a carniverous anamal. on both sides of the upper jaw is fexed one long and sharp canine tooth.- it's eye are small black and piercing.