Punch,  58 (1870), 171.

"The Earth Hath Bubbles as the Water Has"



News-Commentary, Drollery


Zoology, Breeding, Animal Development, Animal Behaviour, Menageries

    Discusses a Daily Telegraph article on the appearance of an alligator in the River Thames. Anticipates other exotic aquatic phenomena including a hippopotamus, crocodile, sharks, whales, swordfish, dolphins, and sea-serpents. Points out that the alligator had escaped from a menagerie and turned out to be a 'gentle lizard'.

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