THE AMERICAS: EI Tarzan's Return

Leather-toughened and calloused by the jungle, wild-haired and wild-eyed, Pacifico Batista a month ago burst from the wilderness where he had hidden 15 years and scared an old crone into hysterics by his mating gestures (TIME, Sept. 27). Last week, from the little Argentine border village of Itacuarare, where Batista was captured by five policemen and an awestruck populace, came a picture of El Tarzan (see cut).


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