National Geographic : 1913 Jul
The author was unable to get ocelot and jaguar pic tures because the opossum was abroad at dusk and took the bait before the more cautious animals appeared. In this picture the flashlight is reflected back in the opos sum's left eye. Photo 3y George Shiras, 3rd ANOTHER UNBIDDEN GUEST: A MEXICAN OPOSSUM FIRES THE FLASH Photo by George Shiras, 3rd COW CARIBOU AND CALF: NEWFOUNDLAND The camera was set with a string crossing the trail used by Newfoundland caribou in their fall migration. Several pictures were taken at this spot, the best of which appears above. It was here the French trapper sprung the camera and thought it was a set-gun.