Bottlenose Dolphin - giving birth - showing new-born
Bottlenose Dolphin - giving birth - showing new-born having just been delivered (Tursiops truncatus). Oltremare lagoon Riccione Italy. The pregnancy lasted 54 weeks. The male calf was born July 2nd 2010 at 8:02 am and started to take milk 2 and half hours after birth (feeding at an average of two/three times per hour). At birth its weight was roughly 16 kg and 120cm in length. After 20 days its weight was 31 kg. The mother is Blue, a female born in Delphinarium Rimini Italy in 1996. The father is Micha, 25 year old coming from Cuba (in Italy since 1989)
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Engraving depicting Jonathan Wild in the cart. Jonathan Wild, (1682/83-1725), was a London underworld figure. He became a manipulator of legal systems, collecting the rewards offered for valuables which he had stolen himself, bribing prison guards to release his colleagues, and blackmailing any who crossed him. He was responsible for the arrest and execution of Jack Sheppard, a petty thief and burglar who had won the publics affection as a lovable rogue. However, Wilds duplicity became known, and his men began to give evidence against him. After a suicide attempt, he was hanged at Tyburn
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Royal princes return on H.M.S Bacchante, 1880
Welcome Home! The Princess of Wales(Alexandra of Denmark, later Queen Alexandra, consort to King Edward VII of Britain)(1844 1925), affectionately greeting her sons the royal princes on board H.M.S Bacchante, May 1880. Prince Albert Victor(1864-1892), and his brother Prince George (1865 1836), later George V, had just returned to Portsmouth from their first cruise, lasting eight months, of the West Indies on H.M.S Bacchante.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans