Science: Natural Historians

Just as the brothers Roosevelt were sailing home last week after their natural historical expedition into Tibet and Turkestan for the Field Museum of Chicago; just as the Roosevelts' head naturalist and taxidermist, George K. Cherrie, landed at Boston with photographs of bearded, turbaned Roosevelts, with wild tales of riding surly, pack-yaks, and with first-hand news of the 750 birds and 250 animals "of great scientific value" that they had collected, including spiral-horned Ovis poll (Marco Polo sheep), goitered gazelles, shaggy ibexes, shaggier Asian bears, long-haired tigers and smaller, rarer fauna, scarce...

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