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Extinct animals

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Glamorgan Bull (Breed Now Extinct), 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1848
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Glamorgan bull standing in a field in the late 19th century. The text beneath the image notes that the 'breed is now extinct' [as of the 1920s].

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 26 March 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/25
Scope and Contents Hayes thanks Ewart for his article on Connemara ponies and agrees with his notion that the breed is no longer pure, having seen examples in Galway that winter. He is reminded that as a boy he had seen a distinct breed of Kerry pony, which has now become extinct. He adds that the Batak or Deli pony is fast losing its distinctiveness due to excessive breeding with Arab ponies.

Skull and Horns of the Bosarus [Bos primigenius], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1818
Scope and Contents Photograph of the skull and horns of the 'Bosarus' [Bos primigenius] in the early 20th century. The descriptive note next to the skull reads, 'Skull of an extinct ox the Bos primigenius. It is the great ox that is described by Caesar and Tacticus. Dumfriesshire.'

Vocabulary note for 'Truis = Druis = Pig', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/138
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note which reads 'Truis = Druis = Pig sow the native pigs of Uist. White & spotted. Small ears standing upright. Short snouts easy fed. Strong bristly. Extinct now 1894.'

White-Sheeted (Brown) Somerset Cow (Extinct), 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1841
Scope and Contents Illustration of three White-Sheeted (Brown) Somerset cows grazing in a woodland area in the [18th? Century]. The text beneath the image also notes that this breed of cow was of a polled and horned variety and was a good milker and is now extinct.