The Peshwa was a fifteen-year-old boy named Sawai Madhavrao. For the entertainment of the young Peshwa, a menagerie — a collection of birds and animals — had been set up in the jungles near Parvati. It housed a large collection of fauna — tigers, lions, a lynx and even a rhino!
Read more about this interesting little zoo at DNA –> Young Peshwa’s private menagerie
My book on Lachit Barphukan – “Brahmaputra” can be purchased at Amazon India