Animals: Babes Like Beasts

A stalwart old man, anthropologically a typical Alpine—globular head; wide-set eyes; square jaw; deep-set dark brown eyes; blobby, short-tipped, turned-down nose; broad shoulders; short, thick-set body; straight hair—boarded a boat at Seattle last week. He was Dr. Ales Hrdlicka, 63, curator of physical anthropology at the U. S. National Museum, bound for Kodiak Island off the coast of Alaska. There he will grub for the ancient debris which indicates that Mongoloid peoples millenia ago crept across Bering Strait,* down the western coast of the Americas and thence across the mountains and the...

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