The extraordinary tameness of the huemul here was, of course, accounted for by their entire ignorance of man.
On this day the first huemul seen on our expedition was observed by Burbury.
These wolves kill young guanaco, and I have observed them pursuing a huemul.
(n) Like a roebuck; supposed to be the 'huemul' mentioned by Molina.
The huemul, however, managed to dash back into the trees and finally made his escape upon the other side of the patch of forest.
A huemul had come down to drink the preceding evening, and had been stalked by a puma and her cub.
In the preceding chapter I have given various illustrations of the natural tameness of the huemul.
You could see that the puma had leaped upon the huemul from a neighbouring thicket, and there had been a struggle.
I cannot say whether they are easily tamed when in captivity, for I came across no instance of a huemul kept by man.
We desired to secure a few heads and skins of the huemul and we determined to devote a day to that purpose.