Ornithology, Zoological Gardens, Animal Behaviour
The writer tells Mr Punch of his interest in two birds recently added to the Zoological Society Gardens. Notes that naturalists have explained how the 'male bird breaks open the bark of the tree within which lies hid the grub on which they feed; and the female pulls out the worm and presents her mate with half the meal'. Notes the similarity between the behaviour of these birds and that of ducks.
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