Animals: Catching Them

South American jungles contain no professional animal catchers. Zoomen have to send hunters there specially or buy up specimens caught casually. Last week in Manhattan, Alexander Siemel, professional tiger hunter (TIME, April 21), and Capt. Vladimir Perfilieff, artist-explorer (TIME, Dec. 30), revealed some of their plans for an expedition which will start shortly for Matto Grosso, high and wild Brazilian hinterland, to catch animals, sell them to U. S. zoos. David Newell, U. S. puma hunter, naturalist and author,* is going with them; also John Clarke and Francis Spaulding, Manhattan sportsmen....

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