Library to host presentation on ‘Wahb: Biography of a Grizzly’

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SHERIDAN — On Wednesday, the Sheridan County Museum will host Jeremy Johnston and Charles Preston from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody.

Johnston and Preston will present material from “Wahb: Biography of a Grizzly,” a book written by English naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton. The book, published at the turn of the century, chronicles the fictionalized life of a grizzly bear living in the Yellowstone Region of Wyoming.

Johnston and Preston edited a new edition of the book adding additional material related to the history and natural history of the region.

Johnston is the curator of the Buffalo Bill Museum and the managing editor of the papers of William F. Cody. Preston is curator of the Draper Museum of Natural History.

The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The program is open to the public.

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

By |Mar. 7, 2016|

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