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William Perrot Esq., of North-Leigh in Oxfordshire ...

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Gul: Perrot de North-Leigh in Com Oxon Arm: Vespertilionem ingentem Asić Incolam, Canem volantem dictum, huic Museo lautč favens contulit. Cujus Animalis Naturam ex Edvardi Historia Avium Tab.180. plenius investiget Lector.


William Perrot Esq., of North-Leigh in Oxfordshire, generously gave a giant Asian bat, known as a flying dog [ fox ], to this Museum. The reader may study this animal more fully in Edwards's History of Birds’ , plate 180.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.

Year:MDCCLXI (1761);  Page Number:24 (verso)

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