Animals: Slaughter

For eight years natives of Zululand, Union of South Africa, have been killing off wild animals to protect themselves from sleeping sickness. The slaughter has threatened some African animals with extinction. Dr. William Reid Blair, director of the New York Zoological Park, sent a protesting cable last week to C. F. Clarkson, chairman of the Game Advisory board of Natal. He urged the adoption of more scientific methods in the control of sleeping sickness. Similar complaints have already been made to South African authorities by Kermit Roosevelt and President Madison Grant of...

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