Newspaper containing an article about a fight between 'Lion v. 2 Tigers in Menagerie'

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Newspaper containing an article about a fight between 'Lion v. 2 Tigers in Menagerie'

Newspaper containing an article about a fight between 'Lion v. 2 Tigers in Menagerie'

Date

4 December 1830

Reference

TOL NEWS/507

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Scope and Content

From: The Times (4 December 1830), page 3, col. 6. The cage door separating the lion and two Bengal tigers was inadvertently left open and all hell broke out, '... The roaring and yelling of the combatants resounded through the yards, and excited in the various animals the most lively demonstrations of fear or rage. The smaller and the pacific tribes shivered with dread, and ran around the cages shrieking with terror; while the other lions and tigers, the bears, leopards, panthers, wolves, and hyenas, flew around their cages, shaking the bars with their utmost strengthd uttering the most terrific cries...'

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