Animals: Lion Hunt

To Wolf Island in the Mississippi River last week trekked Denver M. Wright, frustrated St. Louis lion hunter (TIME, Oct. 17 et seq.), with two circus lions, 20 newshawks, cameramen, native beaters and his 14-year-old son Charles. For three nights the party huddled miserably inside a barbed-wire stockade while icy rain beat down. Hunter Wright waited for skies to clear, said he: "They might catch cold and die." Then the lions were released to roam the underbrush, regain their native ferocity. Instead they sat howling mournfully in the mud outside the camp....

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