Animals: Lady & Pandas

By what must be taken as a coincidence, the arrival in Hankow, China of Mrs. William Harvest Harkness Jr., dress designer turned huntress, with her second captive baby giant panda in hand, was admirably timed to advertise the publication of her book about her first successful panda expedition (TIME, Dec. 7, 1936).* A womanly book, full of distaff concern with clothes, medicines, the handsomeness of hunters, The Lady and the Panda gives credit for taking panda No. 1. Su Lin, where credit is said to be more than due—to Chinese Professional Hunters Jack...

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