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‘Very different from the infantile love of frolic shown by the tiger cubs is the sly, designing playfulness of the brown bear, Nelly. She has learnt by cutting capers she can obtain from her amused audiences showers of buns and other delicacies dear to the mind of the bear.’
From St John Adcock (ed.), Wonderful London: The World’s Greatest City Described by its Best Writers and Pictured by its Finest Photographers (1926( p.157.