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Title: London Zoo from old photographs 1852-1914
Author(s): Edwards, J.
Year published: 1996
Publisher: London, Edwards
Volume: -
Pages: pp. 1-244
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Captive - Europe
Captivity - Zoo Records
Javan Rhino
Animals on show between 1852 and 1914
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Asia - South Asia - India
Distribution - Records
Indian Rhino
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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Asia - South Asia - India
Distribution - Records
Indian Rhino
only 10 in British India.
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Captive - Europe
Morphology - Horn
Black Rhino
London Zoo, male Jim, 1860s. When trying to force the gate between two paddocks open, he broke his horn off, but a fresh one grew again.
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Asia - South East Asia - Borneo
Culture
Asian Rhino Species
A photo by Frederick York taken in 1872 of a female Sumatran Rhino in London Zoo, was reproduced on the 25 cent grey, black and scarlet stamp of North Borneo
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Captive - North America
Ecology - Population
Indian Rhino
40 years 114 days, Philadelphia, male Billy #10
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Captive - Europe
Culture - Art
Indian Rhino
London Zoo - male Jim Rhinoceros unicornis . He had a nicely shaped horn. Towards the end of his life [early 1900's], he was modelled by BRITAINS Limited for their series of model zoo animals. Thus, tiny sculptures of Jim can still be bought in toy shops all over Britain, over 90 years after h...
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Captive - Europe
Diseases - Reasons of death
Black Rhino
London zoo, male Theordore, died April 1891 from stomach cancer.
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Captive - Europe
Behaviour - Towards Man
Indian Rhino
Rhinoceros unicornis male Jim, arr. 1864. He was of a ferocious temper and on one occasion succeeded in severely injuring a keeper, whose life was probably only saved by Matthew Scott, who drove Jim off by hitting him in the eye with a whip.
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Captive - Europe
Ecology - Population
Indian Rhino
40 years 134 days, London, male Jim
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