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(PLATE 106. The movement of the neck and body of the condor, we must suppose issufficient for this. Whenwalking they carry their heads low, on a short neck; and theirhinder legs are rather longer compared with the front legs than isusual. During the summer, many of theIndians wander about the forests (but chiefly in the higher parts,where the woods are not quite so thick), in search of the half-wildcattle which live on the leaves of the cane and certain trees. Soon afterstarting the party separated, and so arranged their plans, that ata certain time of the day (in guessing which they show much skill)they should all meet from different points of the compass on aplain piece of ground, and thus drive together the wild animals. The climate is splendid, andperfectly healthy; but to my mind its charms are lost by theuninviting aspect of the country. I could notat first imagine the cause of this, but I afterwards perceived thatthe froth which the wind drifted on shore was coloured green, as ifby confervae; I attempted to carry home some of this green matter,but from an accident failed. It would appear as if ithad been created in the centre of the archipelago, and thence hadbeen dispersed only to a certain distance. Leafless bushes. The forests for 600 miles northward of CapeHorn, have a very similar aspect. The Chilotans assuredly have chosen a most comical littlecreature for their prophet. A great deal ofchemical action then commences, salts of various kinds effloresceon the surface, and the mass becomes hard. Bramador, El. Cruz. Sheep, infected. Leafless bushes. Whatever is oncepolluted by it, is for ever useless. Molothrus, habits of. Camelidae, fossil animal allied to.
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