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Zebras--Behavior

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Hayward, 10 January 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/3
Scope and Contents Hayward writes that he would like to capture some Burchell's zebras for his estate in South Africa and enquires whether a hybrid zebra and horse stallion would be fertile. He has heard that the Burchell's zebra mixes more freely with donkeys and mules than with horses.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from General Sir Dighton MacNaghten Probyn, 27 December 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/122
Scope and Contents Probyn writes to confirm that Ewart is ready to take back the hybrid 'Romulus' from the King. Probyn outlines the route the hybrid will take back to Penicuik. He adds that the hybrid was quite difficult to handle and was not safe in the presence of children, being 'not actually vicious, but tricky.'