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Joan Larsen in Canada’s Wildest Places: Very Close Encounters With the Rutting Elk

April 26, 2017

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By Joan Larsen The shriek started off like the creak of a rusty hinge and shifted to a cross between a whistle and a screaming jazz horn – with the volume set on 11.  A group of geese hurried into the air, scared skyward.  We almost levitated, too, the first time we heard it. It […]

Joan Larsen Encore: On the Road in the Canadian Rockies – Close Encounters With the Rutting Elk

May 29, 2013

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By Joan Larsen Showered with a world full of bad news, to me it seems – more than ever before – we need a special change of scene.  Speaking for myself – but, I expect for just about everyone – I want to once again know that there lies a most beautiful world not that […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel Stories: On the Road in the Canadian Rockies: Close Encounters With the Rutting Elk

September 26, 2012

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By Joan Larsen The shriek started off like the creak of a rusty hinge and shifted to a cross between a whistle and a screaming jazz horn – with the volume set on 11.  A group of geese hurried into the air, scared skyward.  We almost levitated, too, the first time we heard it. It […]