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Parana, Baron De, fl1899

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Handwritten translation of 'A cross between a male zebra and a mare in Brazil' by Baron de Parana, October 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/13
Scope and Contents The original article was published in the Bulletin de la Societé nationale d'Acclimatation de France, XLIV, October 1897 (pp 433-436).
Dates: October 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with modern English translation (2 copies), [c. 1899]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/40
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana thanks Ewart for sending a copy of his book on telegony. He then lists the six zebra hybrids in his possession, detailing their physical characteristics, and in particular their height and the dappling on their coats. He discusses telegony and 'infection', which he does not believe in. He cites many human examples to disprove the theory of telegony.

Letter is undated. It is not known who made the translation.
Dates: [c. 1899]