)The existence in South America of a fossil horse, of the mastodon,possibly of an elephant (7/4. , in great numbers, there were severalroofs of cottages, which had been transported almost whole. From this point he used to sally forth, and crossingthe Cordillera by passes hitherto unattempted, he ravaged thefarm-houses and drove the cattle to his secret rendezvous. These birds were in former days called, from theirextraordinary manner of paddling and splashing upon the water,racehorses; but now they are named, much more appropriately,steamers. Eggs of Doris. ON THE CLIMATE AND PRODUCTIONS OF TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND OF THESOUTH-WEST COAST. As the sun rose,the day became extremely hot, and the reflection of the light andheat from the white sand was very distressing. Julian, wherethere is no change in the nature of the country. Bushby suffered a far more serious attack. They marshalled us towardsthe house of Mr. After the main discussion was ended, several of the chiefs took theopportunity of asking Captain Fitz Roy many intelligent questionson international customs and laws, relating to the treatment ofships and foreigners. ) I am not botanist enough tosay whether the change here is owing to the introduction of newspecies, to the altered growth of the same, or to a difference intheir proportional numbers. ) I willmention only one class of facts, relating to certain zoophytes inthe more highly organised division of that class. Carmichael, Captain. Monte Video-- Maldonado--Excursion to R. The nature of thecountry also favours this, for instead of a grassy plain, there isan open woodland, composed of low prickly mimosas. The elephant which was killed at Exeter Change was estimated (beingpartly weighed) at five tons and a half.
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