Animals: Naboktoolik to Kittigazuit

Andy Bahr is a tough, squat, nut-brown little Laplander who is reputed to know more about reindeer than any man in the world. He was past 60 and settled down to running a Seattle apartment house when Carl Joys Lomen, "Alaskan Reindeer King," went to him one day in 1929 with a problem. On the barren rim of the Arctic Ocean in northernmost Canada some thousands of Eskimos were in a sorry fix. Banging away with white men's guns, they had killed off or scared away most of the caribou and walrus on...

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