National Geographic : 1954 Oct
© National Geographic Society 506 Ektac + Bent and Bloody Spears Attest a Lion's Frenzied Fight Masai spears have iron blades forged by native smiths and honed to razor sharpness before a hunt. Warriors throw the wooden knobkerrie or wield it like a club. hromes by the Edgar M. Queeny-American Museum of Natural History Expedition + Death Stills the Roar of Mighty Ngatuny, King of Beasts Ole Manyik, who first grabbed the snarling lion's tail, assumes the conqueror's stance. For his bravery he gets the tail; others take mane and paws.