Got the Big Catskill Bear, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-16


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GOT THE BIG CATSKILL BEAR Eugene Kerr, the aged guide who was with the Olhev Redmond party on its bear hunting expedition in the interior of the Catskills, told Mr.-Redmond that the bear he killed in the Peekamoose region, town of Deming, was the largest one of the "Racer" species that he had ever seen, and Kerr has been living in that section of the Catskills nearly all of the sixty-eight years of his life and is said to have killed more than forty bears in that time. The animal is said he an unusually fine specimen. It measures seven feet three inches from tip of its Hind feet to the point of its nose. Its weight is estimated at between two hundred and :fifty and three hundred pounds. Catskill Mountain News.

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