National Affairs: Antelopes, Beavers

Scouts of Chief Forester William Buckhout Greeley combed the National Forests, climbed mountains, counting big game animals for the Department of Agriculture. Assistant Forester Will C. Barnes, for Secretary Jardine, last week announced the results of the census. C. Young antelopes can be raised on the bottle and old antelopes, fence-fearing, flourish on the open ranges. The U. S. now has 7,665 of these animals, of which 2,157 are in Arizona, only two in South Dakota.

¶ Alaska holds 2,500 giant brown bears, classified with the grizzly in the census. Outside that territory, diligent...

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