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Polecat attacking a hare.

Image ID: 823805

Polecat attacking a hare. (1869)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Polecat attacking a hare.

Published Date

: 1869

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "This genus includes weasels, with the ermine or stoat, as well as the polecat or fitchet, and the ferret; all small, but distinguished for their long, flexible bodies, and their destructive habits, surpassing even the cats in their instinct for killing other animals. All are noted for a secretion in an anal pouch, which, when they are irritated or frightened, diffuses a more or less offensive odor. They trace their prey b ....
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Original Source

: From Johnson's natural history. (New York : A. J. Johnson, 1869) Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold) (1793-1860), Author. Winchell, Alexander (1824-1891), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- weasel

Source Description

: 1 folder (35 pictures


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Wea

Digital ID

: 823805

Record ID

: 691541

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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