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Le Souef acknowledges safe receipt of the cloth. He writes that he has enjoyed his shooting trip and is reluctant to leave, but he will be sailing for France shortly. The Wild Animals of Australasia has just come out and he hopes it will prove useful to zoologists. He is organising a long trip through North Australia where he hopes to collect many new specimens of animals before they are wiped out.
Keene states that he has submitted his offer of two zebrules for use as pack animals, to the Indian government. He also wonders whether he might have another copy of Ewart's Penycuik Experiments, as he has lost the first copy he sent him. He asks if it will be possible for zebra hybrids to inter-breed. He also refers to the African trade in zebra hides and expresses concern for the potential destruction of the species.
Mackenzie writes that he is glad the St Kilda ewe arrived with Ewart safely. He states that as far as he knows the Skye pony is extinct and reports that his black mare has foaled.
Spencer Ewart writes to ask James Cossar Ewart if his friend Lieutenant Colonel Congreve may write to him about the Chartley herd of white wild cattle which Congreve is trying to save from extinction.
Note which reads '...throughout Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Nor are they were yet extinct. 12 05', c1872
Note which reads '...throughout Highlands and Islands of Scotland. nore are they were yet extinct. 12 05'. The text is written on a scrap of paper in ink but the numbers are written in pencil.