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RHINO!

March 21, 1955
March 21, 1955

Table of Contents
March 21, 1955

Pat On The Back
Baseball
Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • RHINO! 17

    Few exclamations suggest more terrifying African sights than those shown in these rare pictures of the infuriated charge of a rhino

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Bird Watch
Snow Patrol
Fisherman's Calendar
Boxing
Golf
Sporting Look
Boating
BASKETBALL
Acknowledgments
Yesterday
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

RHINO!

Few exclamations suggest more terrifying African sights than those shown in these rare pictures of the infuriated charge of a rhino

There are two ways to get close-ups of rhinos: take the pictures from a safe distance with a telephoto lens, or ease up to the brutes and snap away. Joe Marsicano decided on the second method one fine day in Zululand last year. Marsicano was the safari master on a movie-making expedition and not a cameraman. Nevertheless when he stepped from his jeep to start building an album of rhino pictures he performed with professional calm, starting with the two inquisitive rhinos below.

This is an article from the March 21, 1955 issue Original Layout

Walking cautiously with one eye on his jeep, which waits with motor running, Marsicano angles toward a black rhino standing suspiciously with head up. A moment later (right) it suddenly charges and the photographer dashes for his car

At full gallop an infuriated cow rhino and her calf hurtle upon the fleeing jeep. Seconds later the animal caught the car and angrily overturned it. As the rhino worried the jeep, its shaken riders escaped to another one nearby

FOUR PHOTOSWELDON KING, 12TH GATTI AFRICAN EXPEDITION