Punch,  34 (1858), [iv].

Recreations in Natural History



Regular Feature, Notes, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Instinct

    Describes the discovery of some bats in the west of England which have been trained to carry letters between lovers, and repeats the claim of Rev. Henry Walsingham that the bats are intelligent enough to gauge the appropriate moment to fly around his church.

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