National Geographic : 1940 Jul
"Right Here's Where the Bullet Hit That Killed This Tiger-Right Where My Hand Is" Photograph by J.Baylor Roberts Timidly, children watch a dealer in wild-animal skins as he hangs up new stock. Belts, handbags, seat covers,and rugs areallmade from theornate epidermis of the big striped cat (page 107). Tigers are so common here that sometimes a well-cured skin costs more than a live animal. The pigtailed lass biting herthumb is the daughter of an American who buys rubber here for Goodyear.