Punch,  13 (1847), 130.

Crocodiles in France



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Natural History, Zoology, Politics

    Reports on the discovery of crocodiles in the palace of Compiegne, a phenomenon which 'French naturalists' explained by the fact that the animals were a present from Queen Isabella II of Spain to the former queen, Maria Christina.

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