Punch,  31 (1856), 187.

The Alligator at Home!



News-Commentary, Drollery


Zoological Gardens, Display

    Describes the large alligator received by David W Mitchell of the Zoological Society Gardens, and the popularity of this new exhibit among people but not the alligator's rivals, the hippopotami.

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