Punch,  49 (1865), 69.

Toad in the Coal



News-Commentary, Drollery


Zoology, Geology, Palaeontology

    Discusses a report in the Scotsman of a 'Live Toad found in a Coal-Field' by a Scottish miner. Punch thinks this contradicts associations of Scotland with philosophy and asks for a Scotsman who could prove he had made this discovery to 'take good care to preserve a curiosity so valuable'.

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