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albicollis) is allied to the first in itsgeneral form. Hooker tells me, it extends to the R. Instead of this, the Incas Bridge consists of acrust of stratified shingle cemented together by the deposits ofthe neighbouring hot springs. It was covered by low succulentplants, of the same kind with those growing on the sea-shore. The great corral, where the animals are kept for slaughter tosupply food to this beef-eating population, is one of thespectacles best worth seeing. There are, of course, a few of much greaterdimension. Having now finished with Patagonia and the Falkland Islands, I willdescribe our first arrival in Tierra del Fuego. Yet many of the smaller rodents managed to existeven here, and the tucutuco was making its odd little grunt beneathmy head, during half the night. ) 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. We anchored in the port of Iquique, in latitude 20 degrees 12', onthe coast of Peru. Formerly, every one convicted of this offence was sent to theInquisition at Lima. This tameness of the birds, especiallyof the waterfowl, is strongly contrasted with the habits of thesame species in Tierra del Fuego, where for ages past they havebeen persecuted by the wild inhabitants. Plata, River. There are some old Indian ruins in this
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