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Curious Creatures, 1890

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CURIOUS CREATURES IN ZOOLOGY
with 130 Illustrations throughout the Text

JOHN ASHTON
LONDON
JOHN C. NIMMO
14, KING WILLIAM STREET, STRAND
1890

The Cat Aldrovandus gives us a picture of a curly-legged Cat, but, beyond saying that it was so afflicted (or ornamented) from its birth, he gives no particulars. Topsell, too, is singularly silent on the ...

The Lion Of the great Cat, the Lion, the ancients give many wonderful stories, some of them not altogether redounding to his character for bravery: "A serpent, or snake doth easily kill a lion, where of Amb...