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The Daily Dispatch: November 22, 1860., [Electronic resource], A thick Skin. (search)
A thick Skin. --During an exhibition of Dan Rice's Circus, at Memphis, Tenn., on the night of the 10th inst., it was proposed to show that the hide of the rhinoceros was bullet-proof. Captain Travis, the celebrated pistol shot, then fired a bullet at the animal, which fell flattened to the floor, not breaking the skin, nor even causing the animal to wince, when struck.