Punch,  42 (1862), 159.

Curiosities of Natural History



News-Commentary, Drollery


Representation, Animal Behaviour, Zoology, Natural History, Zoological Gardens

    Following news that Edwin H Landseer is 'studying the habits' of the lion, suggests that the best place to do so is not (as Landseer believes) the Zoological Society Gardens but, playing on the use of the word lion for celebrated personality, 'some fashionable haunt, like the Horticultural Gardens'.

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