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I found the animals & surroundings about the same as when we were here with perhaps a few additions & improvments. The Dromedary had his back up as usual- the Buffalo. Bison & Polar bear were all there the latter brought a piece bread from the water in tank. He looked at me but didn't offer me any - didn't know I guess that I hadn't had a bite yet that day. I felt sorry for the proud old Peacocks that have to drag their long & beautiful trains through the dirt = The sly gray & red fox was there. There was quite a family of them & were very playful = The Alaska dogs were in the same cage but seperated by a partition. There is some resemblance between them = Very interesting are the Prarie dogs with their underground homes. The horned Rhinoceros was munching dry hay when he might have been plowing up 40 to 50 acres of land in No. Madison & living high. The Elephant has the same old [[underlined]] "grip [[/underlined]] as when we met him. He sais he [[strikethrough]] is [[/strikethrough]] feel[[overwritten]] ing [[/overwritten]]s better with [[strikethrough]] it [[/strikethrough]] than without it. I passed the Rhinoceros again & this time he had his back turned toward - he didn't excuse himself.
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