Punch,  19 (1850), 77.

Oh Where, and Oh Where, is the Aged Tortoise Gone?



Essay, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Zoological Gardens, Amusement

    Discusses reasons for the failure of the 'venerable tortoise' to appear at the Zoological Society Gardens, and the difficulties caused by having 'two attractions' at the gardens—the tortoise and the hippopotamus.

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