The Progress of the World
Regular Feature, Editorial, News-Commentary
Reports the indictment for manslaughter of two keepers at the Frankfurt zoological gardens who refused to shoot a bear that was mauling a 'poor half-witted servant girl' who had entered the bear-pit, because it 'was much too valuable an animal to be destroyed' (10).
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