Animals: Deer on a Ledge (Cont'd)

It was an exciting but comparatively simple job to pluck three Boy Scouts off a narrow ledge jutting from the perpendicular, 1,000-ft. face of Wallface Mountain near Lake Placid, N. Y. last week. The Scouts had climbed up 300 ft., could not advance or retreat. After a chilly night on the ledge they were sighted by search parties. A Coast Guard aviator flew a 1,000-ft. rope from Plattsburgh, hovered overhead signaling directions while res- cuers hauled the boys hand over hand, one at a time, up the cliff.

Meanwhile the handsome, velvet-horned seven-point buck...

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