Punch,  53 (1867), 105.

Things New at the "Zoo"



Poetry, Drollery


Zoological Gardens, Zoology, Amusement

    Begins by urging people to visit the Zoological Society Gardens to see the new exhibits. Describes such features as the 'she-Gayal / That Bartlett [the superintendent of the Gardens] has brought from the Indies', the 'wolves from Thibet', the 'Arctonyx', a 'Panolia deer', a 'Pigeon that sings, / And one with bronze wings', 'Polyplectrons and likewise a Loris', a monkey called 'Entellus', 'Demoiselle Cranes', several tortoises, and pelicans.

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]