National Geographic : 1935 Feb
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE SIN alnonal Ieograpnlc oUCIley A HIGHWAYMAN OF THE NIGHT AIR LOOKS DOWN ON AN ARCTIC HENCHMAN One of the fiercest and most powerful of birds, the great horned owl, perched on a tree stump, has been called the "tiger of the air," so savage and fearless are its methods. Like the jungle beast, it strikes unheard, its talons dealing death to birds and mammals. Another form is the arctic horned owl, shown with daggerlike claws deep in the fur of a snowshoe rabbit, whose peculiar track is seen in the snow at the right. The great horned is a bird of eastern, the arctic horned owl of western, North America.