STRANGE in SCIENCE (Oct, 1951)
STRANGE in SCIENCE
Simian Lipstick is applied by Leon Walters, taxidermist of the Chicago Museum of Natural History, to a figure of Bushman, famous Chicago Zoo gorilla. In life the ape stood 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighed 550 pounds. Age at death was 23.
Battle Casualties are Spot, the pup and Tiger, the kitten who are comparing their simulated injuries. The ASPCA says that hysterical animals can be quite a problem should an attack come and holds courses in pet first aid and control in N. Y.
Reaching in Vain is 34-year-old Storm Bergh, 34-inch midget of Malverne, L. L, who recently got a parking ticket for not feeding the meter. He was looking for somebody to help him deposit the coin when he was tagged, he explained.
Roller Skating Colt is one-year-old Jim who looks forward to his daily roll along the highway with his master, Albert McAlexander of Kiser Lake, Ohio. Special skates, designed by a blacksmith, fasten to the hooves in the usual manner.