National Geographic : 1944 Oct
What the Fighting Yanks See 459 Staff Photographer Maynard Owen Williams "He Whistled with His Wings" When the hornbill flaps his wings, he makes a whistling sound like the warning of a 75-mm. shell. Guadalcanal Yanks wore out their foxholes before they discovered the trickery of this feathered artillery shell. "You can eat fufus, but, boy, they're tough!" a Marine reported (page 456). alcnaruarcnuOlu "That Crazy Thing That Stared" Guadalcanal Yanks cussed this woolly night prowler, the cuscus, which perched in trees and scared them out of much-needed sleep (page 453). But when the boys got to know him better, they found him a cooperative pet. Cuscuses are found in New Guinea, Australia, and almost all the Southwest Pacific islands.