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An occasional series in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on nature writers with a Minnesota connection.

Olaus, left, and Adolph, in 1961 in Alas
Minnesota-Inspired, the Muries Stretched their Love of the Wild.Inspired by their childhood adventures on the windswept Minnesota prairie, two brothers grew to be internationally known naturalists and nature writers.

Olaus, left, and Ade Murie in Alaska, 1961. Courtesy Denali National Park

"'Not Quite a City Mouse': 
Florence Page Jaques became nature's witness." 
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Artwork © Robert Carter

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