Pliny the Elder or Gaius Plinius Secundus was a Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher, as well as naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and personal friend of the emperor Vespasian.

Pliny the Elder once wrote about Emperor Nero flooding the Circus Flaminius and staging battles between Tentyrutes and a special kind of crocodile.

The library of Tralla La has a mansucript written by Pliny the Elder in 73 AD, 6 years before his death. In Volume XIII, Page MCVI in the last paragraph of the manuscript, there is a fact that is not in the Junior Woodchuck Manual and Reservoir of Inexhaustible Knowledge