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I will conclude my description of the natural history of theseislands by giving an account of the extreme tameness of the birds. In central Chile, on the other hand, a littlenorthward of Concepcion, the sky is generally clear, rain does notfall for the seven summer months, and southern European fruitssucceed admirably; and even the sugar-cane has been cultivated. The Foundation is committed to complying with the laws regulatingcharities and charitable donations in all 50 states of the UnitedStates. One ofthe bad passes, called las Animas (the Souls), I had crossed, anddid not find out till a day afterwards that it was one of the awfuldangers. I think this is as curiousa case of instinct as ever I heard of, and likewise of adaptationin structure between two objects apparently so remote from eachother in the scheme of nature as a crab and a cocoa-nut tree. Coseguina, eruption of. ) The ostrich, I believe the cock, emitsa singular, deep-toned, hissing note: when first I heard it,standing in the midst of some sand-hillocks, I thought it was madeby some wild beast, for it is a sound that one cannot tell whenceit comes, or from how far distant. ) The breed is very TRUE; and a niata bull and cowinvariably produce niata calves. They attempt, also, together with the Chimango, topick off the scabs from the sore backs of horses and mules. In the former edition I collected severalreferences on the coincidences between sudden falls in thebarometer and earthquakes; and between earthquakes and meteors. Here then an increaseof seven degrees in mean temperature, but a greater one of extremeheat, was sufficient to awake the functions of life. The cavities leading from the fleshy compartments of the extremitywere filled with a yellow pulpy matter, which, examined under amicroscope, presented an extraordinary appearance. I have oftendistinguished it from a long distance, and have always known thatthe struggle was then drawing to a close. (6/7. From the softnessof these materials it was worn into many gulleys. At the heightof a few hundred feet above the plain, patches of conglomerateadhered in several places to the solid rock. I suspect (but the subject is a very obscureone) that a wave, however produced, first draws
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