Punch,  56 (1869), 90.

A Gentle Vegetarian

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Illustration, Drollery

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Zoology, Zoological Gardens, Nutrition, Human Development, Animal Development

    Shows a woman observing the hippopotamus in a large cage (presumably at the Zoological Society Gardens). The hippopotamus turns to the woman and tells her that 'Who'd ever think, looking at us two, that you devoured bullocks and sheep, and I never took anything but rice?'.

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