Extract from The List of Animals in the London Zoo

compiled and published in 1883.

Ara hyacinthina

a. purchased 20.8.1867
b. " " 18.5.1870
c. presented by Hugh William Esq. 16.6.1876

Ara leari

a. purchased June 1860

Ara spixi

a. purchased 15.11.1878 (see pl. LXI)

End of extract

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 " Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "

( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)

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