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Title: The cameleopard, or giraffe.
Image ID: 822743
Image ID 822743
Creators: Clayton, C., engraver
Physical Description: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 16 cm. (10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Material Type: Prints
Subjects: Giraffes
Book Illustrations
Notes: Foxing on image. Printed on border: " 'The food, however, is derived in a great measure from the foliage of trees, particularly a species of acacia (Acacia giraffoe, Burch.) It siezes the herbage or foliage with its tongue, which is long and narrow, and which rolls round the object with a considerable degree of pliability, using it as a prehensile organ, and one beautifully fitted as an accessory to the other parts of its structure." Includes additional text.
Alternate Title: Camelopard, or giraffe.
Date Published: 1836
Barcode Number: 33333159394861
Struc ID: 595931
Source: The Dublin penny journal, 1835-36.   View All images from Source
In Folder: Animals -- giraffe   View All images from Folder

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