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Edwards, J., 1996. London Zoo from old photographs 1852-1914. London, Edwards, pp. 1-244

Location: Asia - South Asia - India
Subject: Distribution - Records
Species: Indian Rhino

Original text on this topic:
London Zoo. Male 'Tom' presented on Christmas day 1886 by the Maharajah of Cooch Behar, who had probably shot the rhino's mother. Between 1871 and 1902, a total of 207 rhinos were slaughtered by the maharajah and his guests, five of them in a single morning in 1886.

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