Thompson, Jonathan
August 2009
High Country News;8/3/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 13, p28
The article highlights several stories and events in the Western regions of the U.S. An alligator with four-and-a-half long will be given a Christian burial after a ditch-rider found it alongside the North Fork Valley canal in Colorado. Mechanic Dustin Britton used a chainsaw to turned away a cougar that attacked him while he was cutting woods in Wyoming. Passenger Douglas Herbstommer has been beaten by an Arizona bark scorpion hanging around the overhead compartment of the airplane.


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