National Geographic : 1942 Aug
Circus Men Might Recruit Fancy Steppers from Mexico's Frolicking Herds ofWild Burros Hulert urrous These black beauties hit a 25-mile gait as the cameraman chased them with his car. Thousands have been butchered tomake canned dogfood. Indians prefer them to beef. The writer helped eat one during the Carranza revolution, but he wouldn't swap one Kansas City T-bone foralltheburro meat inMexico. This herd is galloping over the snow-white bed of dry Lake Chapala, in Baja California. Look how the little one seeks safety inthemiddle oftheherd!