National Geographic : 1949 Oct
American Museum of Natural History Alaska's Deep Freeze Yields a Prehistoric Baby Mammoth In a home freezer, the American Museum of Natural History, New York City, displays head, trunk, and foreleg of this young elephant uncovered by gold miners in frozen earth near Fairbanks (page 507). Flesh, hide, and hair are intact, although the animal lived at least 15,000 years ago. Stitches close a gash probably caused by the jet from a miner's hose. 0.C.Sweet They're on the AirTo Banish Northland Loneliness Announcer Ed Stevens interviews anEskimo lass, Miss May Amoagak, and her puppy in a KFAR sidewalk forum. Sixteen hours adaythis Fairbanks radio station beams its programs across hundreds ofmiles oftundra, mountain, and glacier. Prospectors in remote camps listen inonportables packed along with gold pans and picks. Even Eskimos huddle about their receivers.