Punch,  49 (1865), 89.

A Question of Popular Science

Anon

Genre:

News-Commentary, Drollery

Subjects:

Physiology, Analytical Chemistry, Zoology, Ornithology


    Discusses a 'paragraph' in the Mechanics' Magazine which reports that Th√©ophile-Jules Pelouze has found that the blood of birds is richer in iron than the blood of man and 'mammiferous animals'. Asks whether Pelouze has analysed the blood of ostriches, 'ferrivorous' birds which may prove an exception to this rule.



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