Punch,  48 (1865), 87.

Wonderful Instinct of the Giraffe

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Illustration, Drollery

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Instinct, Animal Behaviour, Zoological Gardens, Photography, Meteorology

    Shows several giraffes crossing a snow-covered courtyard at a zoological gardens. Two of the giraffes have curled their necks into scarves thus, as the caption explains, escaping from 'diphtheria during the winter'. On the right, a photographer is seen attempting to capture this phenomenon.

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