Punch,  21 (1851), 26.

An Illustrious Foreigner



News-Commentary, Drollery


Exhibitions, Zoological Gardens, Animal Behaviour, Animal Development

Institutions mentioned:

Zoological Society

    Describes the imminent arrival at the Great Exhibition from Borneo of an 'Uran Utan'. Notes that despite the death of its 'wife', the orang-utan is in 'the best health and spirits' and that 'his forehead has the intellectual development that marks his early years; a development that becomes more purely animal as he grows to the adult'.

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