National Geographic : 1952 Aug
+ Saturday Night Is Gossip Time on the Northern Air Waves A Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable mans the microphone at Stony Rapids. Plane pilots and the Hudson Bay Company's manager listen for news of friends. Mammalogist A. W . F. Banfield (seated, arms folded) heads the caribou census (page 261). Saskatchewan Visual Education + Indians, Eskimos, and Whites Kill 100,000 Caribou a Year Wolves, disease, weather, and accidents bring total mortality to about 168,000, or 27.000 in excess of the estimated calf crop. Unless careless shooting and waste ful caching of meat can be curtailed, caribou may van ish within the lifetime of these Saskatchewan hunters.