Lion de menagerie baillant, un chien entre les pattes (menagerie lion yawning with a dog in his legs), created by Henri Jacquemart circa 1857 and located at the bottom of the Labyrinth in the Jardin des Plantes, Paris, 5th arrondissement, France. This statue by Henri Jacquemart was probably inspired by the famous menagerie lion Woira, a Senegalese lion who was inseparable from his dog companion. Founded in 1626 by Guy de La Brosse, Louis XIII's physician, the Jardin des Plantes, originally known as the Jardin du Roi, opened to the public in 1640. It became the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in 1793 during the French Revolution. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Lion de menagerie baillant, un chien entre les pattes (menagerie lion yawning with a dog in his legs), created by Henri Jacquemart circa 1857 and located at the bottom of the Labyrinth in the Jardin des Plantes, Paris, 5th arrondissement, France. This statue by Henri Jacquemart was probably inspired by the famous menagerie lion Woira, a Senegalese lion who was inseparable from his dog companion. Founded in 1626 by Guy de La Brosse, Louis XIII's physician, the Jardin des Plantes, originally...
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