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What other troops inthe world are so independent? With the sun for their guide, mare'sflesh for food, their saddle-cloths for beds,--as long as there isa little water, these men would penetrate to the end of the world. Possessing coal, she always has the movingpower at hand. d'Orbigny, when at the RioNegro, made great exertions to procure this bird, but never had thegood fortune to succeed. ) If we take on the one side, theelephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, bos caffer, elan, certainly three,and probably five species of rhinoceros; and on the American side,two tapirs, the guanaco, three deer, the vicuna, peccari, capybara(after which we must choose from the monkeys to complete thenumber), and then place these two groups alongside each other, itis not easy to conceive ranks more disproportionate in size. MYLODON. The only thingwhich reminded us of the gale outside was every now and then a pufffrom the mountains, which made the ship surge at her anchors. The man was evidently living by himself,and York Minster said he was "very bad man," and that probably hehad stolen something. Some leagues below Rozario, the western shore of the Parana isbounded by perpendicular cliffs, which extend in a long line tobelow San Nicolas; hence it more resembles a sea-coast than that ofa fresh-water river. I do not doubt these pebbleswere in a similar manner aggregated, at a period when the greatcalcareous formation was depositing beneath the surrounding sea. After passing through some cultivated country, we entered a forestwhich in the grandeur of all its parts could not be exceeded. (11/1. The chief was much shakenin his resolution, and seemed in
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