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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/13

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The original article was published in the Bulletin de la Societé nationale d'Acclimatation de France, XLIV, October 1897 (pp 433-436).


  • Creation: October 1897


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1 translation 4 leaves

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Biographical / Historical

In the General Introduction to his Penycuik Experiments (1899), Ewart mentions that since the birth of his first hybrid, Romulus, 'the Baron de Parana has succeeded in crossing a Burchell zebra and an ordinary mare in Brazil. Baron de Parana seems to have satisfied himself that all attempts to cross a male Burchell zebra and a mare prior to 1892 (when he began his experiments) had failed. Notwithstanding this, he set to work and eventually succeeded, his hybrid arriving not many months after the birth of Romulus...All who have had experience in work of this kind will heartily congratulate Baron de Parana and wish him still further success.'


4 Leaves

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1 translation 4 leaves

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