Punch,  48 (1865), 84.

Elegy on the Porpoise

His Late Keeper




Zoology, Zoological Gardens, Death

    Describes the death of the porpoise exhibited at the Zoological Society Gardens, a death caused by freezing and the fact that 'They didn't enclose him / A deep enough place in'.

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