National Geographic : 1944 May
The National Geographic Magazine Hooded Vulture, Kano's Refuse-disposal Plant, Hungrily Spies Out a Scrap of Meat Necrosyrtes monachus perches above an open-air slaughterhouse. This bird, a fighter over a carcass, spares domestic animals. As city scavenger it has man's protection. In West African towns a score or more roost in a single tree. @ National ee rahi Society lolanlchromes (George W. Scott Selling a Dab of Peppers or a Pinch of Salt, He Deals in Fractions of a Penny The measuring cup is his pride; many of his competitors use discarded tin cans. Kano is a good market for what the world throws away. Old razor blades, bits of string, and empty bottles are in demand.