Science: The Hunter's Sons

Some big, shaggy Tian Shan ibexes, shaggier Tian Shan sheep, still shaggier Asiatic bears, some Siberian roe (small deer), some Tahr gazelles, some goitered gazelles, and some 600 small birds and mammals, all dead and on the pack ponies of two lively brothers Roosevelt, entered the ancient city of Kashgar (eastern Turkestan) last week. "Fine success," cable those sons of a great hunter, Theodore Jr. and Kermit Roosevelt. They had come back to their base from the rugged Tian Shan mountains after losing ponies, breath and weight in the arduous passes. Their ornithologist and curator, George K. Cherrie, was to proceed...

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