Animals: Matto Grosso Rigors

In the high, wild Matto Grosso country of Brazil, Capt. Vladimir ("Vovo") Perfilieff's expedition (TIME, Aug. 25) continued last week in quest of live wild animals for U. S. zoos and the Chicago Fair. But after a month at the base camp, their radio had no major news to report except accidents.

Fortnight ago their dogs held a jaguar at bay on the far side of a river. Animal catchers Alexander Siemel and David Newell started to wade to the dogs. An alligator seized Siemel's foot, lacerating it so badly that, though he...

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