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The white-tailed wildebeest.

Image ID: 822768

The white-tailed wildebeest. (1904)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The white-tailed wildebeest.

Published Date

: 1904

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 14 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "One-fifteenth natural size." Printed on border: "The ungulates, or hoofed mammals" "Of these the common, or white-tailed wildebeest (Connochoetes gnu), is strictly South African…" "The former species, which stands about four and one-half feet at the shoulder, is distinguished by the long hair fringing the chest, the long white tail, and the uniform coloration of the body." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Library of natural history. (New York : Saalfield Publishing Co., 1904) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- gnu

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Gnu

Digital ID

: 822768

Record ID

: 723277

Digital Item Published

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

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