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Transcriber's Note: One instance of each orang otang and ourang outang, left as in original text.

A HUNDRED ANECDOTES OF ANIMALS WITH PICTURES BY PERCY J. BILLINGHURST

A HUNDRED ANECDOTES OF ANIMALS

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A HUNDRED ANECDOTES OF ANIMALS WITH PICTURES BY PERCY J. BILLINGHURST

JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD LONDON AND NEW YORK 1901.

Printed by BALLANTYNE, HANSON & CO. At the Ballantyne Press

CONTENTS.

Page A

Are Beasts mere Machines? 76 Ass Cast Away, An 196 Assisting the Aged 144

B

Bear and Child, The 48 Bear Cubs, The 184 Broken Heart, The 62

C

Calculating Crow, A 56 Canine Sheep Stealer, A 38 Canine Smugglers 36 Carrier's Dog, A 170 Cat and Crows, The 26 Catcher Caught, The 188 Charitable Canary, A 166 Child Saved, A 200 Choice Retaliation, A 82 Comedy of Quadrupeds, A 64 Concerts of Animals 90 Conversing Parrot, A 20 Crab Fishing 152 Cunning as a Fox 66

D

Death of Antiochus Revenged, The 52 Deceiving the Fowler 190 Dinner Bell, The 30 Division of Labour 150 Dog and Goose, The 40 Dog of Montargis, The 46 Dolphin, The 50 Domesticated Seal, A 122 Drawing Water 60

E

Elephant Rope Dancing 70 Escape of Jengis Khan 176

F

Faithful Companion, A 8 False Alarm, A 10 Filial Duty 28 Foraging 132 Fox Chasing 174

G

Generous Revenge, A 74 Goat, The 86 Going to Market 134 Good Finder, A 106 Grateful Lioness, A 104 Grateful Return, A 142

H

Heroism of a Hen, The 24 Honours Paid to Living and Departed Worth 198 Horse and Greyhound, The 84 Humane Society 172

I

Immovable Fidelity 138 Infant Fascination 120

L

Lion and his Keeper, The 136 Long Lost Found Again 78

M

Making Sure 16 Maternal Affection 116 Mice as Navigators 54 Mimic 22 Monkey versus Snake 160 More Faithful than Favoured 68 Mother Watching her Young, A 88 Musical Mice 162 Musical Seals 108

N

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