Zoological Society of London
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ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
Arms : Gules, a lion passant guardant Or, armed and langued azure, holding in the dexter paw a torch gold, enflamed proper, the flame Irradiated also
Crest: On a wreath Or and sable, An osprey, wings extended, perched upon and grasping in talons a fish fessewise proper.
Supporters: On either side a zebra proper, collared Or.
Motto: Curae genus omne animantium.
The arms were officially granted on February 10, 1959.
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