194 Girth 3-10 3/4 Length from nose to insertion of tail 5-7 1/2 inches Height shoulder 3-7 Length tail 6 1/4 in [inches] Weight withought viscera 225 Gen [general] color gray as in other Black tailed. Tail white with gray & black tuft of hairs 4 in [inches] long on end White patch on buttocks Nearly black on brisket & on forward part of belly Legs buff very thick strong built avg [average] size.
195 Muledeer Ears 10 in [inches] long 4 wide Horns 2 ft [feet] apart at widest 2 ft [feet] 4 long, one 3 forked at top 1 simple) 2 prongs 9 inches long, tips 9 inches from main horn in front, 2 small prongs 1 inch long 3 in [inches] from head Ears tips 25 inches apart Forehead across from upper angle of eye 5 3/4 in [inches] From nose to point between horns 11 inches, to top head 14 inches White on muzzle, white under jaw
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist