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Animals at Park Zoo Welcome Spring's Coming
M 1 1 &1 HAIitiKltS AUK LAZY- Photo by a Staff Artlat. i.m.mii.n.n, tin- brown bear :n 1 1 1 v I i w ; 1 1 K . wli'is- cin, kic hi ami ability tn i inliiri- tlir rmiii Mows liis two mates in t he be;ir MfH'NTA I M LIONESS TAKES A LOOK rhoto by a Stuff Artis'. I'll snini t lilies deal llllt III I 1 II) ci, 1 1 y a i iil , wiis tihsni'i.-i I I' ll i f I. li as, to Iiih kii pi r giving In'" III" tit ii' of I he rami. us blacksmith pugilist, 'i zslitiitions or "Simmons" for short camr nut nf hi ilili in III.' I'll tin- other day. snuffed tin1 luiliiiy i lr, : i 1 1 I . ' I i I In. pole ladder mi l surveyed tin. surrounding landscape lis only n In ar ran, and llii'ii, Willi a hii rt li" ilrniii.i ipiiekly to tlir Moor of (In. iit mil rolled ii vi r ami out k oflrn Unit his two playmatch, "IJni'rn" mnl "Johnnie," cam out mnl gazed at him Willi iiiiia.i'iiii'iit. Seeing tlirm In' iiiinlr a jump at "Jolinnii1," kii vi' him a lively box on lln side of the head ami managed, III escaping from ".IoIiiiiiIi.'h" retaliatory vrni;. uncc, to roll over Hi'. 1 1 1 i I I -1 . y ' 1 "IJiitM n," much to Iit iiulignni Ion, ami thru in a JilTy In' was sit ting HiTini'ly on tln high perch, again. Hi1 iniiBt liavi' sni I Kiimrl IiIiik in brar bin kuiiki' to Ma tn (i t s, for Insii'inl of imrsu liiK lilin llH'y, too, braii siilllliiK the fra grant nlr, miK.'K'lously wanMiiiK lln lr Ih'iuIh at iiii'li other. "Simmons" caul loiisly ilo sii. nihil ami Jolni'il Ihiin, ami if tarn om' illilu't say: "It'.i KprliiK iiKaiu, ami I smell peanul," Ihey iirtalnly meant lliil ami woulil liavi' Bill, I It, loo, bail they l.uoiwi bow. Illrils wire InuliiK in the trees. hiippiiiK from hough to hoiiKh, In apparently nlinl.Sf rx i llein, nl; the l ib. In pl.iin view, lookeil loiiKiimly at the nn en ki.ish mi the iimlul aliiiK lamlsrair, ami "Monarch." probably the lilnneKt bulT.iln In the vvorlil, abamloncil bis hayrick uml tlnew t-nfi eulli IiIkIi In elr with bis hlioit i nr i.l Ion us. Th, Hiiiml of illstaiit aitivltles in the outer worbl cainc Ilea linn Ihrounh I he trees. The warm sunbeams, lite buibiliiK trees, the Kolille ami balmy bniv. . each tobl the Hewn that ailslere Willi, r hail lleil I'nwonteil exi llcinenl in the wolf rase "'"-"" " - - , i .1 IM - y ,...w i -- . " ..... i ''0:1' 'i :-ri ' i; " iMizm' Irrr' - ' iron ami her less "HOII CAT" ItKSTS AKTEi: by a Staff Artist. A LIGHT LUNCH Photo "SIM MtlNS" tlst. OS HIS EASY SEAT -Thoto by a Stuff Ar- sliowiil (hat siiinet liiiiK unusual hud hap pen, d there. Tile bin, black wolf walked back ami forward less discontentedly thun usual, and bis frequent visits to the, cave under I bo rocks disclosed his lively Inter est in HinuethiiiK concernliiK his gray part ner, whose irotriuIiiiK head and Inquiring eyis betrayed (iiest IoiiIiik interest lu the Htate of the weath r. Whether It was be- of the eloiiuent demeanor of her or because her Independent In ner solicitude, she cave and, turning, cause mate, vesication sat tailed emerged from the proudly watched the uncertain steps of live pup wolves as they one by one hesi tatingly obeyed the signals of encourage ment of their mother. The big. black par ent strutted about the little fellows until a dry, warm spot in tho sun was reached, when the pups began playing, to the mani fest delight of their parpnts. Uut they didn't stay out long, for In a few minutes they followed their mother into the warm seclusion of the cave. The mountain lioness In the adjoining cage, sleek and active, appeared to timler sl.iiul the interesting occaslcn of subdued 'APA WOLF IN HIS PRIDE Photo by a Staff Ar;ist. excitement on the part of the wolves, for she paused in her rapid movements long enough to watch the pups as they played wiih each other, although the brightening of her eyes suggested ambiguous emotions and indicated that only the unyielding fence stood between the little wolves a tragedy that would have sianiped is five times a murderer of the help though she may only have been invious of the happy family, living in sharp iiiutrasl Willi her own lonely life. Whatever may have been her feelings, it was si ;nificant that the well fed wild cat in the cage on the other side studiously kept as far away as possible from her sharp claws. The "bob-tailed" cat is a handsome fellow ami when he isn't lazily dozing lu hunger-satislied indifference to the stern limitations of his prowling nature, he is sharply eyeing every bird or chicken that comes within his view. The tiny dog of one of the keepers caused the cat almost to forget the observant eye of the mountain lion. The cat looked as If it would have enjoyed playing with the lit tle dog until ready to eat it. The beautiful red aud silver gray foxes in adjoining cages appeared to take life very easily and not to regret their cap tivity. They nhuwed no alarm at the close approach of persons to the cages. Prob ably their regular supply of food has made them Indifferent to the pleasures of the chase. North of the wolf family are five deni zens of the western prairies, two coyotes and three badgers. The coyotes have not abandoned the sneaking habits of their kind, although every time they hear the whistle of a locomotive, and, at other times, too, they howl and bark with that wonderfully deceptive and multitudinous bark which, when heard on the silent prairies at night, convinces the Inex perienced that there are hundreds of them (font inued on Seventh Page.) 1 1 I V . VI MKT)' ' It ' V f f A i tr : f t i f - HANI) OK HKF.ll IN THE f! LADE Phuto by a Staff Artist. r - 3 ; Z 1 ' J ' ' I - - it- - n ' )i .'TV - 1 if .' .V' t-,'- .!-. . -r'" " -- -1 t' 1 t . . ' V ft "!!,t II'1, TWO UEAl'TIKl'L ELK -Photo by a Staff Artist. 'Mt)N Altt'H." THE MKIHTI KST LlVIMl M EM II EH UK A NOltLE It ACE -I'boto by a Staff Artist.