National Geographic : 1943 Nov
Pelican Profiles Lunch for Junior Is Seasoned with Assault and Battery A ravenous fledgling, seemingly headless, has rushed his returned parent. Now he plunges beak into her gullet. Muffled whinnying, violent wrestling attend regurgitation. Soon the youngster, fed to giddiness, is shaken loose. SNaitioinai (s eogra il Society Kotachromes by Lewis W. Walker Mama Cocks a Shining Eye and Says, "It's My Turn Now" The female takes over on the nest shown in Plate II, lower. As wet feathers dry and cooling action lessens, she will rise to permit freer circulation of air across her brood.