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Parana, Baron De, fl1899

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Found in 4 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), 25 October 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/29
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana gives Ewart permission to publish the letter that he wrote to him about telegony. He adds that he has not yet tried to cross a female ass with a zebra, but that he will keep Ewart informed of his experiments.
Dates: 25 October 1900

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]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 26 October 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/114
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