who had caused problems were sent back as well. Dalton: Theodore Roosevelt was in a deeper despair than Edith had ever seen him be in before. And you know that thats not your place. The bears were so tough that even several rifle shots wouldn't kill them. 8, 9, 10 och. Years earlier, when Rondon first entered their land, the tribe had nearly killed him. He had overcome his childhood illnesses and was now a robust young man.