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THE LIBRARY OF ENTERTAINING KNOWLEDGE.

THE

MENAGERIE S.

QUADRUPEDS,

DESCRIBED AND DRAWN FROM LIVING SUBJECTS.

VOLUME THE SECOND,

LONDON:

CHARLES KNIGHT, PALL MALL EAST;
LONGMAN, PEES, ORME, BROWN, & GREEN, PATERNOSTER-ROW;
OLIVER & BOYD, EDINBURGH; ATKINSON & co., GLASGOW;
WAKEMAN, DUBLIN ; WILLMER, LIVERPOOL ;

AND BAINES & co.,

LEEDS.

MDCCCXXXI.

LONDON : PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES,

Stamford Street,

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1 The Indian elephant, Elephas Indicus, CUVIER

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2 Scene exhibited at the Adelphi Theatre

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3 Female elephant at Mr. Cross's Menagerie .

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4 Head of a female elephant in Atkins's Menagerie

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5 Elephant of the Jardin des Plantes

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6 Young elephants browsing .

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7 Elephant lying down .

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8 Skeleton of the elephant shot at Exeter Change

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9 Skeleton of the horse .

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10 Section of the skull of the elephant

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11 Sections of the trunk of the elephant

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12 to 18 Extremity of the proboscis of the elephant, exemplifying the

manner in which it grasps different objects

57 and 58

19 An elephant pulling down the branch of a tree

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20 Front view of an elephant's head, with the trunk turned, shewing

the construction of the mouth

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21 Elephants dripking.

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22 Elephant swimming

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23 Medal of Tranquillina, wife of Gordian

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24 Surfaces of the cheek teeth of the Indian and African elephant 84

25 Skull of the Indian elephant

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26 Skull of įhe African elephant

86

27 Female elephant and young one sucking

90

26 Wild elephant captured by means of decoy female elephants 106

29 Wild elephant left after having been bound .

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30 Elephant harnessed in a keddah. From an original drawing by

Mr. Corse Scott, engraved in Brewster's Encyclopædia

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31 African elephant. Elephas Africanus, CỤVIER

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32 Enraged elephant destroying his driver

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33 Warren Hastings' elephant

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34 Method of descending from an elephant by a rope

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3 5 Hunters in a howdah

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3 6 Tiger at bay

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37 Tiger springing

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33 Elephant killing a tiger

39 Elephant attacked by a rhinoceros

40 Elephant killing a horse

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41 Elephant baited.

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