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Harley 3244 f. 37 Pard and Panther
Pard and Panther
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Description: Miniature of a pard ('Pardo) with its mate attacking a ram. Below: miniature of a panther ('Panthera') emerging from a cave. The text explains that when the panther awakes from a nap, its breath is so sweet that all the animals, except the dragon, gather around to sniff it. 
Origin: England 


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