"Roping Lions in the Canyon"
Bronze 19" x 18" x 12" Edition:
1908, Zane Grey packed into the Grand Canyon wilderness
capture live mountain lions for relocation. Because it
to trap a mountain lion without severely injuring it,
and because tranquilizer guns did not yet exist,
the lion had to be cornered and roped from the back of
a method of capture that was extremely hazardous.
The hair-raising details of the expedition are recounted
narrative "Roping Lions in the Grand Canyon".