Punch,  56 (1869), 258.

Specimens Not Yet Included in the Collection at Regent's Park

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Illustration, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:

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Zoological Gardens, Monstrosities, Zoology, Animal Development, Military Technology, Horticulture, Light, Instruments

    Shows a series of strange animals who have developed anatomical features associated with humans. For example, the 'Gun Badger' has a head constructed from a muzzle-loading rifle, the 'Aquarious Lawn-Bird' has a watering-can for a beak, and the 'Long-Sighted Hornbill' has a pair of binoculars growing out of its eye sockets.

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