National Geographic : 1976 Sep
Musk magic lures hunters Drooping canine teeth mark males of the small, imperiled musk deer (right), prized for the walnut-size gland beneath its abdomen. Kasturiwale, or "musk men," of New Delhi buy them from poachers and sell the glands to local pharmacies. Here, one musk man checks his old fashioned shotgun (below). lANrLtTBEEtDEN (TOP) ANDRAJESHBEDI Two hundred dollars for a musk gland? This enormous specimen will probably fetch that much for these merchants. The musk men sell them as a panacea for impotence.