Animal Kingdom Volume 2, Nos. 24-60

Animal Kingdom Volume 2, Nos. 24-60

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...end of Baird Court, and with great deliberation eats his luncheon. There has been no attempt to garb the exhibition with any display that W0l1ldd9' prive it of its ape-like character, other than to use a table, chair and eating utensils. The ape leaves the Primate House Witl1l1i5 keeper, and walks erect to the platform, ascending the stairs and seating himself at the tahlfi, unaided. He uses either fork or spoon, Wltll commendable skill; devours an ice-cream 60116---for which he has a decided fondness--aI1d drinks a mixture of milk and eggs from a bottle, which he raises with a great flourish. interesting element of the entertainment '15 "Baldy's" evident pleasure in performing 1" public. The size of the audience is in 110 W3)' disconcerting. Until the accident of the _f1'flcents' tured leg, his companion had been the 1IlJl11'd orang--utan. Violent exceptions to all forms of surgery, 05' pecially dentistry, are no more frcents'lu'mt among men than among animals. Except-ing F113 gust apes, who are always the best of patients, _f 8 practice of dentistry with certain gl'"PS_'5 1' trying and dangerous science. As most anlfllfl make use of their teeth and claws "5 Weapon; of offense and defense, working around tllfi he" of a strong animal--even though 11110 feet may be rendered l1clpless--is decidedly hazardollilfii Tales are frequently told of the flbllifrmalthet velopment of teeth, tusks and mandibles Bf seem incredible, and yet actual obse1'' t1"t' E singular cases in the Park would convince re skeptical of their possibility, and that with 10;" and skill, relief can always be given. A SQ tcd agouti received early thisshow more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847539
  • 9781236847539