Wild Boar (Britains Zoo 942)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Wild Boar (Britains Zoo 942)

Wild Boar, Britains Zoo No942 (BritCat 1940).jpg Wild Boar,
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Wild Boar, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 942.

Giulia
" This is a model of a grey boar, there are two different types of boar: one brown and the other is grey. It has a very big muzzle and two dangerous fangs. It is moving its tail in a dangerous way. "

1940 catalogue description

Wart Hog, Britains Zoo 948
" These animals are found all over Europe, Asia, Japan and Northern Africa, and in certain parts of America and the WestIndies. They are powerful fighters and it is a astonishing fact that they can sustain extremely heavy injuries without loss of life. They are, of course, closely allied to the domesticated pig. "