Animals: Grounded Lollipops

A North Greenland Eskimo would undoubtedly cry "Taku!" in loud surprise were he to see a canary come falling from the sky. No less startled were New Yorkers one day last week to find lying exhausted in their streets some black & white, thick-beaked birds they had never seen before. Not since 1908 had such a bird appeared in the city, and it had arrived on shipboard. Most finders promptly called or hurried to the Bronx Zoo, learned the fallen strangers were little auks, cousins of the least auklet and the extinct great auk. Winging southward from their Arctic loomeries,they had...

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