National Geographic : 1937 Feb
Photograph by Hilmar 'fael ROLAND ALMOST BREAKS HIS OWN BACK REACHING FOR A FISH IN THE BERLIN ZOO Taught to do tricks to earn his food, this 4,500-pound sea elephant, some 15 feet in length, ate from 50 to 100 pounds of fish a day. He displayed much intelligence and became attached to his keeper. AMONG LOTTERY TICKETS, AS AMONG RACE HORSES, THERE'S ALWAYS ONE THAT WINS Luck symbols in Germany may range from horseshoes and four-leaf clovers to the number "seven" andacertain kind of mushroom. This window, typical of many in Berlin, displayslottery tickets for sale.