Bear... Possibly part of the gift of a " ... collection of animals indigenous to Nepal which the Maharaja had presented to [King George V]. This collection consisted of over seventy varieties, ranging from a young elephant and a rhinoceros calf to the wild ass of the Tibetan border, also the rare shou, which [subsequently] with many others of the animals which survived the journey to England [could be found] in the gardens of the Zoological Society in London." Historical record of the Imperial visit to India, 1911, p.231.