Mirror of Literature,  7 (1826), 178–79.

Contrasts and Comparisons; or, The Contrast Between Man and Man, and the Similitude Between the Two Most Lordly Animals in the Creation—the Lion and the Elephant





Menageries, Cruelty

    The writer contrasts the behaviour of Edward Cross, who reluctantly had his elephant Chuny shot for reasons of safety at his Exeter Exchange menagerie, with that of George Wombwell, who exhibited his lion Nero in a fight at Warwick, as part of his travelling menagerie.

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