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SCI Flashback Friday – C.J. McElroy Hunts Russia

Editors Note: Each Friday Hunt Forever will reprint an article from our 1985septoctSafariCoverhuntforever040314archives. This chronicle of Safari Club International Founder C.J. McElroy’s 1972 hunt in the former USSR was printed in the Sept/Oct 1985 issue of Safari Magazine.

The tur is an unusual animal that looks as if it might be a cross between an ibex and a wild sheep. There are two species, according to all that has been printed about this strange creature, and both occur in the Soviet Union. Continue reading SCI Flashback Friday – C.J. McElroy Hunts Russia