Saturday, January 13, 2018

Barry, the dog

Janne and I were in Switzerland, and we met Barry, the famous St. Bernard dog.

Or at least, Barry after he was processed by the taxidermist in 1814... his body is preserved in the Bern Museum of Natural History.

What a wonderful dog. The prototype for what became the famous brand; and he must have been a welcome sight for lost mountain travellers.

Photos (c) 2018 by Jari Arkko. All rights reserved; though of course the photos are of signs and displays at the Bern Natural History Museum.

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