Animals: Baby Giant

Having brought back alive three Komodo dragons from the Dutch East Indies (TIME, May 21, 1934), two young Harvardmen and amateur naturalists. William Harvest Harkness Jr. of Manhattan and Lawrence T. K. Griswold of Quincy, Mass., set out in the autumn of 1934 after still rarer game—the giant panda of western China. No white man had ever seen this curious creature until a French missionary chanced on one in the late 19th Century. First white men to shoot one were Theodore Jr. and Kermit Roosevelt, in 1929. No giant panda had ever been brought...

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