A different explanation of the evolution of species is presented in this story. A dwarf possesses a magical lamp which he uses to alter animals. Unfortunately, a great tempest destroys the castle the animals and dwarf are in, crushing the lamp and killing the dwarf. The animals are left in their altered state forever.
An electronic version of this text is available in a CONTENTdm viewer. Page images of The New York Saturday Press were scanned from microfilm owned by Emory University, which was made from original copies held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.