Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic Stock April 2013 THE RIGHT STUFF One of William L. Brown’s first assignments as a taxidermist was to preserve specimens that Teddy Roosevelt brought back from his 1909 expedition to Africa for the Smithsonian. In his 51-year career at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., Brown worked on almost every imaginable kind of animal, including this timber wolf in 1947.
The Doomed South Pole Voyage's Remaining Photographs
south pole expeditions: Captain Scott reaches the South Pole 17 January Members of Captain Scott's party discover the tent of Roald Amundsen at the South Pole on 17 January Scott, Bowers, Wilson, and P O Evans. Picture taken by Lawrence Oates