Animals: Mann's Ark

In 1925 William M. Mann, entomologist of the Department of Agriculture, was made director of Washington's National Zoological Park. Dr. Mann is now 51, slight and dark. He also has thin hair and a holdover passion for ants. When he is not hunting ants in his spare hours, he is inclined to read anything from detective stories to incunabula. Fond also of the human animal, he loves parties and has been known to seat a distinguished scientist at dinner next to a circus freak. Director Mann's system of running his zoo is one of...

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