Parana, Baron De, fl1899
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with three photographs, 01 February 1899
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana tells Ewart that he has just read a translation of his article on Burchell's zebra hybrids and mares. He states he is enclosing other papers documenting his own cross-breeding experiments, including three photographs (only two photographs present). He lists the physical characteristics of the offspring resulting from his experiments and makes comparisons with those belonging to Ewart. The photographs depict a Burchell zebra and two of his hybridised offspring, all...
Dates: 01 February 1899
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that Baron von Falz-Fein from Russia and the Baron de Parana both have eight to ten zebra hybrids, and agrees that if their usefulness and strength were more widely known, they would only breed zebroids rather than asses and horses. He asks for the price of Ewart's two zebra hybrids and his Shetland pony and offers his Korea stallion to him as a present, as he wishes to be rid of it. He reports that the Mongolian mares which he got as foster-mothers for the first Przewalski's...
Dates: 26 October 1903