Whopping baby whooping cranes, now almost as tall as their 5-foot parents (Crip, second from right, and Josephine), strut about Audubon Park Zoo enclosure in New Orleans. Chick at right is 55 days old; other 52. Previously, oldest whooper born in captivity lived only 45 days.
This is an article from the July 22, 1957 issue
Monstrous Rocky Marciano, former world heavyweight champion (note girth), takes a plunge with Ellen Gottleib at Miami Beach.
Mighty 60-pound striped bass, largest of the surf-casting season, is hefted ashore at Cape Cod by Manny Lima Jr., Raynham, Mass.