Experimental Range that “associates and surroundings here are
agreeable, but I have diffi culty confi ning my attention to ground squirrels
amid the abundance of reptile life.”
Any naturalist knows that snakes, raptors, and carnivores eat herbivores,
so Henry soon set his sights on studying them all, but the Range superin-
tendent disapproved and assigned someone to monitor his new employee.
With characteristic tenacity, Henry “bootlegged” the predator work and
over the next fi ve years, his boss’s obstructionism notwithstanding, gained