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Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology   Ruminantia   Giraffes   
Topic: Two species of Giraffe. [One is native to the Cape of Good Hope and the other to Nubia, according to the naturalist St. Hilaire]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 109-110
Heading: The Giraffe. (Extract of a letter from M. Acerbi)
Category: Zoology   Ruminantia   Giraffes   
Topic: [Earlier errors about the giraffe corrected. Its proportions, contrary to those suggested by Buffon. Its ease of movement, bending down to eat. Its silence. Its inoffensiveness of character. Though despised as "useless" by a Bedouin, its ability to excite curiosity in Europeans]
Person: BUFFON   ACERBI, M.   
Letter
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 426-427
Heading: Death of the Austrian Giraffe
Category: Giraffes   
Topic: [Satirical account of the political implications of the death of a giraffe which was sent to the Emperor of Austria by the Pacha of Egypt. From "the leading article of a morning paper"]
Person: AUSTRIA, Emperor of   EGYPT, Pasha of   COWLEY, Lord   METTERNICH   MARTIGNAC, M.   ROY, M.   CONSTANT, M. Benjamin   COLLARD, M. Royer   MARINHAC, M. Syrieys de   
Source: Gazette de France   

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