National Geographic : 1948 Jan
Kodachrome by Carleton Mitchell Laura, the Man-hating Parrot, Poses with a Distrustful Eye on the Cameraman A hotel's pet at Basseterre, St. Kitts, Laura seldom misses an opportunity to sneak up on a trousered leg and bestow a stealthy nip. For women, such as the hotel maid, Laura willingly "sings." © National Geographic Society Ektachrome by Carleton Mitchell A St. Lucia Fisherman Weaves an Intricate Maze Trap for Unsuspecting Fish Bamboo poles (right) are sliced into thin strips (below). The completed labyrinth is easy to enter, but hard to escape. Baited with scraps and weighted with stones, the trap is thrown into the sea.