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  • Tarabagan in hibernation

    Nature and Environment · Events
    This photograph shows six photographs of captured wild tarabagans in hibernation. Tarabagans were the cause of two plagues in North Manchuria and East Manchuria in 1910-11 and 1920-21. These tarabagans were caught for research purposes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Small wild rodents

    Nature and Environment · Events
    This photograph shows 13 photographs of small wild rodents that were captured in China. A short write-up on the brown rat and the black rat is in the centre. Both are believed to be carriers of plague. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Various wild rodents

    Nature and Environment · Events
    This photograph shows 12 photographs of small wild rodents that were captured in China, each photograph showing a specific species. Rodents are believed to be carriers of plague. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Various aspects of the tarabagan

    Nature and Environment · Events
    This photograph shows five photographs of captured wild tarabagans in various conditions. Tarabagans were the cause of two plagues in North Manchuria and East Manchuria in 1910-11 and 1920-21. These tarabagans were caught for research purposes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tarabagan burrow opened up near Manchouli , 19 August 1911

    Nature and Environment · Events
    This photograph shows a tarabagan burrow opened up near Manchouli. A hat is in the foreground near the burrow. Parts of this burrow have been labelled "2", "3" and "4". Tarabagans were the cause of two plagues in North Manchuria and East Manchuria in 1910-11 and 1920-21. This was taken...
  • Big eagle caught in Siberia

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a big eagle caught in Siberia. Its wings are held apart by a man not captured fully in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Siberian eagle

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a Siberian eagle. Its right claw is secured by a rope. The bird is facing the background towards the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Siberian eagle feeding on tarabagans

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a big eagle caught in Siberia. Its wings are held apart by a man not captured fully in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.