Science: Beebe

"With the Atlantic comfortably smooth, we are headed for the Sargasso Sea* and expect to resume our trawling and dredging there, which we had to abandon in March owing to high seas." Such was last week's, news of Explorer William Beebe, whose last wireless, reports (TIME, May 11) came from the neighborhood of Galapagos in the Pacific.

Meantime, a book appeared in the U. S.:

JUNGLE DAYS—William Beebe—Putnam ($3.00). A pattern of shot felled a yellow-headed vulture, which had swooped upon a spectacled owl, which had clenched (and been hugged dead by) an anaconda, which...

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