Punch,  43 (1862), 127.

Alarm at Scarborough



News-Commentary, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Zoology

    Reports on the visit by sharks to the waters off Scarborough, drawing attention to the apparent 'extreme coolness' with which the sharks approached swimmers. Claims that the shortness of their visit might be due to them 'having accidentally caught a glimpse of several of the lodging-house keepers of the place' and feeling that they would not have a chance of obtaining 'a living among the natives'.

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