Letter: Electricity To Tame Wild Beasts

Date: 
Sunday, February 6, 1898
Volume: 
13
Pages: 
34-34
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The New York journal And Advertiser February 6. 1898 EIJECTRICITY TO TFUVIE WIIJD BEHSTS Nicola Tesla Zllffites of the Interesting Possibilities of This New and Successful Device of Flnirnal Trfainerfs in Eurfooe, How the “Electric Subjugator” Shocks a Lion lnto Submission when rle Attacks the Trainer ln His Gage. TESLA ON ANIMAL TRAINING BY ELEG`I`RIGlTY. Pro the Elliot ot the Journal: 'I ukme tg mo that there an ltucrentlnz nusslbllltlu in the trnlnlnz ot nulmalx by electrlclty. Ot course, lt'| ratherrout of my N-¢yg|¢Q,'but the Idea of the eleqtrleal xubjuxator unpean feasible when ous knows the vower qt electriclty md the ln- ltlnetlvmjnuj that brute: hu-¢ ot th uukuovru. And theelectrlc method seems nfqre humane thnu those I belleve are lu use -|||¢,\»mp; |Q,hnt lmngn and drugu, which are llhely to do Dérmnneut lujury, 'whllr thejyhyslcal elfectl cY an electrlc shock gpg gg;-pq guru; culy the moral ones remllnlng. 'thc uuhjugator referred to will do the work. but I ttxlnk nn apparatus could b§.'1¢‘l1l`ll|-‘fl thapwould be leu dll!|¢l'0§|_>fQ gre gum, I do not deslrv to be U°¢°\`ii°0d u zlvlu: the matter-'deep thought. but Vllelleve that lf.__lnnte|d or znarmoree bqub wh. the tnlner und . -and with two prongs lt one end, better reaulu vrould_totllnw.~ This wand would be connected with 125 supply cables null rould ,be applled te muy nut of the'l.u1mal's body at wlll. In bneratlou would 'be precisely \h¢» ume_ u 1, d mzbjugntor heré llluxtratrd. yhe two _pmnn nupplylug the pocltlvs md negative pdleu ol contact taunt! ln the flattened winl- gwlth this waua au nnlxnll could be lhipll shocked, ‘ ‘ ltpnued or hllled, uvrequlndt To cure xuunulx ot Jmglaplng lt mn lu a el. , _ _ g s acmpn or :tout but nexlble wlre cquld be~streteh¢d_between moltiglgu iablect. tue wma ts be hltemntely posltlvl Ind uegqllre, gm wnueeml Qruuxh the !vxulator,yrlth_¢h¢_uyumb; After; at wrlnn whlch would hurl hlm hal! lnnenslblfbqck into hll-_€0l'li€¥¢ t,hq~‘Kute-tor uu¢;pggt5~g__juqp|,_'yr,ould'lagn $0 /,Q- " --_-___-`~________ / l ‘l. - / , , i %fg-ill*-1 ¢¢ 4. \ fgf i ll _ l Nl ~ " ` ~ ?7‘”'”~‘ ""' *iiiiif ~ l , 4 ~ » Q/3* l ` ‘ - ~ ,- -_ ’ . ‘2 , ~-f -277.-_/; S, ‘Nl ll P1951 ,‘ /; j'f ;'_.___A1", ’ A, f ‘lily Ll Ulu = ~- iifiiii f A/ V erfifé? f /f. _ L_\L»R©~ ~ ree is i l»lil;,lgg§¢@§;f :\‘;==f» fc si, f. ff- , »~ _ ,. .f ',- ' sl ~' _ii;r\-lg, ,f '§;Z_ ~ ,__ ,'~/ 5'/1/'if /~ f-/f.,' ,.' “"" _-=~/ s 2/,V ,f > “`§ T, ‘~" % )q~\» /» *__§~§i`;l7{'l#§l ff/, I .. , -' ‘lf'<2,, /"Y ff' ‘§` '° l Wil , l,. w['fJi.‘3*> 1 , ll; ‘» »‘\ l\ ` il | l ‘-i ‘ »\=?i \\ _ "_ ‘ ' \ ,lm ’ lului .»'| i 'i I 5-I-\|\ \,\ \`l -\\| f.\\‘\ \; l _\ 'W ` »» .5 _ _, 3 lt. I \_ _ u | Fw \\ _ \ `| , I . \ ‘lk lb _ 'A _‘_ _ .` " ¥ , "" \ ‘- _,§' `_ ` \ ww. \ \ I \ ‘ \ _LQ I l \ Hi" ii \ ‘\vr, ` . ~`\~ I# 4 I " v. ` /I Bw

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