Animalia-Mammals

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Unformatted text preview: seemed to cause much pain. I have taken the liberty of posting the skin of the specimen to you for your study. It is preserved in a keg of spirits with another antipodal beast. I send it to your keeping for the Literary and Philosophical Society of NewcastleuponTyne. I remain your servant, John Hunter, Governor, New South Wales Thomas Bewick looked at the letter closely, pursing his lips. He gingerly unfolded the pages of notes and drawings that spilled from the governor's weathered envelope, addressed months ago. With each passing moment his surprise increased; this creature was nothing like any animal seen before. What would he write in his next edition of General History of Quadrupeds? r e th ea re n h e d e d he e w ha t r v t s e n pe f c u l ig h d a r k d s c a c e o e a t h T he o n l a n u r f c a p d on . so a t s d i l l a t e r u l d e f l t he ur r e e re o e h f st nd r y e w t w d t r ok e e k . n b wo l w ve t h h a s r d s il i g n k a b le s it s s f l o e , I n t , to w a tw a s u b d , r ' g u va e s o se e er w b i v s t o a n d d e d . B he a r i v e l le a r s e r Wa l r c l t u r r ip n e co u h ve rea ts oo on n he T s d o o w r iz o w t h e d y o u t R i l c t i . I ... p t u t e rn t h e e ho l b r l y i n e e m a i n S o u r y m a l ug h pa in e n f of th l w b m s t a t im ly a ma e n es re Ne e s A t c ch ec ts ca e e e u la t tl i n g t o A s s i l m y n e I o r , a w k e r . a t i e m u e s p s p ir i n g d , o u c h in t e r . l id e in e r ig i ve r n a r H a n s w e t h a u s f t h o f e e pi tl e a o g e e or c o c n o k e g r k as et ag bo c i f t str he w im a , G e n th u n t he t e r a k e d c h e d s k n a y o e w t c a ha t un h e l v e r h s u s e e m t he e d i t t o of N u g H t o yo w h n i n d is c wi t n d s t i n s e r v n d i i e t y As Jo i ng o n li f e u r a p o p r e I s e S o c r so sp of is t. s a l s t y pe I i t s ca s s y . f o r h i t e r t y . I b e a ph i e . wa i dn e gh t w i t e l ib t u d d a l l os o T y n S ou n t th r s i p o h i o n f la e n o u nt P up i nd sa a k r y a a s ve t u f o t he r r y a a ha o y o a n o i te r t ith L w the r fo Th e ate r. de d th e w w oo ar ds o f t he f the e o to w di ps e o utlin ur fa ce ow . tu s r al yp ar ke n th ke th e s ve r's fl in y ou e e uc d ma e ri b ro re th ld so on ubbl es in th in e I re tly w he ou . B rig ur ve ght w or izon ed si len he a bo e c ili id ha t t the th e h p gl on th d tw er ed nt st ill oo n an hi ng to rr ed ca de re d w ila isc ov er y es on d ts assa sk in o f as v a fte rn stre tc ee k fu w on W al I so t i e ve r w ar late ndsc ape , i ts sl ag ue , I an t, ou th idne y. c au gh tin g th er ri ad lle se rv th S e w S it f pos Th e ed n e at la n he e d co ... a no ty o f r, N lo se to e that sh ad th e fl al l b ro w este em ie rc rty o w ith er no r c lig ht nk a nd G ov y Ri ve su ch fo the li be sp iri ts ic al S oc sm e , m y te r, ur ba of ith e n in e r. A so ph H un aw ke sb li fe w w at n im ag e tak a ke g P hi lo av d in Jo hn ar H r i ts e a nd . I h ou ca e n e ht fo h pa in...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course BIO 200 taught by Professor Herreid during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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