Punch, 61 (1871), 226.
"The Round of the Press"
Zoology, Disease, Medical Treatment, Ornithology, Taxonomy, Animal Behaviour
Reports of a series of bizarre incidents, some of which concern natural phenomena. One report claims that 'A splendid specimen of the bald-headed golden eagle (the Aquilla chrysaŽtos of Linneaus)' has been shot a Scottish peer's gamekeeper. The bird measured 'four feet six inches and a half across the chest, and the rest of its limbs and tail were in proportion'.
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