Charles F Atkison,
Frank C Bostock.
April 12 1882
An Established New England
The Giant Orang Outang or hairy man of the woods from
Borneo, unquestionable the most intelligent animal ever
exhibited in any country. His extraordinary
accomplishments stamp him at a glance as the most remarkable
exhibit from the Jungle that the world has ever seen
ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE MAIN HALL.
(ON THE SECOND FLOOR.)
Upon entering this department, by way of the great
middle-stairway, the patrons find themselves surrounded upon
side, by cage after cage, heavily barred and scrupulously
kept clean containing
The Finest Collection of Wild Beasts Ever Seen in Captivity,
offering practical opportunities for Zoological research
seldom enjoyed. Whether the visitor be a student of
natural history or merely a curious, casual observer of
Zoological subjects: a perfect feast of knowledge and
pleasure can be obtained in studying and admiring these wild
denizens of the woods, ranging from the diminutive monkey to
the giant elephant.
Lecturer in Attendance will Answer any Question of give you
any Information you Desire about the Animals, upon
Application to him.
Asides from the educational interest in the general
collection, there are several special features of unusual
merit and rare occurrence, which should not be overlooked.
The first of which is the
FIVE BABY WOLVES ON AN OPEN PLATFORM.
where all the patrons may fondle and play with them without
fear or restraint.
(Born January 13, 1897.)
A children's feature never before known in America
A Free Ride on the Back of an Elephant.
Between each regular exhibition given in this department,
the juvenile visitors will be given a free ride on the back
of "Jolly." the Indian elephant, who will make a complete
circuit of the mammoth hall.
A never ending scene of animated humor will be experienced n
a visit to the large cage erected in the centre of the
street end of the building, which in known as
The Monkey's Paradise.
In this cage are to be found the various species of the
quadrumana world happily and contentedly dwelling together
and with many of the domestic animal universe constitutes a
variable dumb-Brute "Hogan's Alley," even to the "Yellow
Kid," who seems to be the master-general of never ending
Importation, direct from the Zoological Gardens, London,
Chimpanzees are exceedingly rare, and the management, having
secured another one (female) desires the Zoo patrons to name
the same. Blank slips may be had at the Box Office when
purchasing tickets. To the individual who furnishes
the most appropriate name, selected by the judges, one from
each daily paper, before Saturday evening, April 24, will be
presented a handsome (& Wobham Comet Bicycle, the bicycle
will be awarded Monday eve., April 26
The recreative feature of this department during this week
is the performance given on the Exhibition Stage: The
Untamable Wild Beast WALLACE.
Exhibited by Prof. Mat Johnson at 11:45 a.m., 1:45, 3:00,
4:45, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.
Another remarkable feature of this hall is
The Feeding of the CARNIVORE at 4 and
A LADIES RECEPTION PARLOR AND COAT ROOM has been
appointed in the rear end of the building, where a marton is
always in attendance to wait upon you.
ICE WATER can be found in a reservoir located back of
the spiral stair-case in the rear right-hand corner of this
All Lost and Found Articles should be reported at the
The Doors of the Zoo Open From 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE BALCONY.
(Ascend the Spiral Stair-case Located at Extreme Right in
Rear of Main Hall.)
Turning to the right after leaving the head of the stairs,
is the picturesque reproduction of
A TROPICAL SCENE IN THE SUNNY SOUTH.
A vivariam of saurian's and reptiles generally, all
displayed in such a characteristic way as to
invite admiration, even though the ugly and hideous monsters
cause one to fairly shudder.
In a large show-case located to the right of this hall will
THE GILA MONSTERS.
The first of these deadly reptiles that were ever exhibited
in Boston. A species of the lizard more
dreaded them the serpent.
Leaving this room by the door to the extreme right the
journey is made through the several
alcoves in which are found
SCORES OF SMALL QUADRUPEDS.
ranging from the beautiful Oscelot to the awkward Kangaroo
One of the most remarkable zoological exhibits of this floor
THE LION AND THE LAMB IN THE SAME CAGE.
A veritable realization of the Biblical prediction.
Another marvelous dual-existence is that of
The Fox and the Goose in the same Cage.
A present century realization of the ancient fable.
With the screaming Eagle a companion to the greedy Pelican
and who are forced to listen to
lectures given by the Parrot and Macaw constitute
An Odd Aviary Exhibit
When you have wandered through the various departments of
the Zoo, until you have fully satisfied
your studies or curiosity, the visitor will find chairs in
the various alcoves, and if time is
no object to you, the
Charming Music by the Hungarian Gypsy
will afford you pleasant relief and rest and make your visit
A DREAM OF ZOOLOGICAL DELIGHT NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN.
ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE LOWER HALLS
(ON THE STREET FLOOR.)
After passing through the door at the end of the passageway
leading from the entrance of the siding, the visitors find
YEDDO SQUARE (of Japan.)
As true to life as the celebrated scenic artist, MR. CONRAD
TRITSCHLER could execute the Surrondings, which were modeled
from original photographs. The decorations are real
Japanese articles, and in the centre of the "square," is
erected a booth where the eye is pleased with a most
animated scene of Japanese life and industry and if fancy
invites a cup of native tea can be procured.
Leading from "Yeddo Square," on the lift is
This prettily decorated room has been arranged exclusively
for the introduction of this diminutive marvel, where he
entertains his admirers at the following hours: 11:45 A.M.,
12:15, 1:15, 2:45, 3:45, 4:15, 5:15, 7:45, 8:45, 9:45 P.M.
In the hall leading
from the right of "Yeddo Square:
"JOE." THE GIANT
JOE is on
exhibition all the time from 10 A.M to 9:45 P.M. His
exhibitions take place as follow:
11 A.M., 12 M,. 1,
2:30, 3:30, 4, 5, 7:30. 8:30, 9:30 P.M.
A Special request is made of the Patrons to use the
right-hand stair-case in going from the Upper to the Lower
Halls. By observing this rule it assures comfort and
PRINCE the Wresting Lion
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