National Geographic : 1934 Jun
NATURE'S MOST AMAZING MAMMAL 751 © Lionel Green AN ELEPHANT ROLLER DOES HIS ROADWORK FAITHFULLY Such a task is mere child's play compared to the heavy chores the animals usually are required to perform. His ponderous feet are probably as effective in packing down the earth as the roller. Photograph by Bernard Watkins A BUNDLE OF STRIPED FURY BECOMES THE TROPHY OF A HUNT The first shot at this tiger only increased his anger, for suddenly he sprang at the elephant, striking her a vicious blow in the neck beneath the left ear; but now she has the honor of carrying the victim into camp. In India, tigers usually are hunted from elephant back (see illustration, page 747).