Punch, 5 (1843), 230–31.
Richard Sammins, Royal Managery, Commercial Road
Animal Species, Natural History, Zoological Gardens
Written in Cockney, Sammins laments the slaying of the 'Hindian Hox or Bamin Bull' at Windsor. He is 'cut up [...] at sich a Waste of Nateral Histery' and believes the animal was 'a regler Phinumenon, with a Scientifficle Name and all, namely Zebu alias Boss Tauris Alias Hindicusm and a purdigus fine specimen of the Specious with a remarkable Ump, and altogether quite a Site for the admirers of Creation'. (230)
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