Young Rhinoceros (Britains Zoo 960)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Young Rhinoceros (Britains Zoo 960)

Young Rhinoceros, Britains Zoo No960 (BritCat 1940).jpg Young Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros Unicornis (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Young Rhinoceros, from the Britains Zoo range, catalogue number 960.

Giulia ...
" This model represents a miniature of the big rhinoceros. It’s really similar to it but this one is looking the ground and it is not raising its muzzle. It has a white horn and its body is grey. "

1940 catalogue description

" Almost as cumbersome looking as the fully grown adult, these animals frequent swampy ground where they are very fond of mud baths. Their usual gait is a long swinging trot, but when disturbed they will break into a very rapid gallop. "
Britains Zoo 960, Young Rhinoceros