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Lecturer Describes Journey to Procure Animals for Museums

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Arctic adventuring in a Norwegian sealing boat to the ice-bound coast of eastern Greenland was described by Lawrence Kilram '32, of the Harvard Medical School, yesterday afternoon in an illustrated lecture at the Institute of Geographical Exploration.

The lives of the polar bears, hares, birds, and rare musk oxen of the barren region were shown in several reels of motion pictures. Led by John K. Howard '15, Boston lawyer and sportsman, the expedition brought back specimens of these animals for the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.

Because the fjords of the rocky Greenland coast are frozen in during the rest of the year, the explorers could spend only two weeks there, sailing from Gloucester last June 25 and returning August 1.

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