National Geographic : 1931 Nov
ONE OF THE YOUNGER SET The young matron carries her babe in approved Guahibo fashion. Even these nomadic people exhibit the Indian's innate love for pets and take birds or monkeys on all their wanderings. AN IMPORTANT NATURAL RESOURCE When the Orinoco is at low stage, thousands ofturtles assemble ontwo sand islands above La Urbana todeposit their eggs. Inturtle season, the river people eat practically noother meat (see text, page 631).