Maythis difference not be caused by the greater facility with whichthe eggs of lizards,protected by calcareous shells, might betransported through salt-water, than could the slimyspawn offrogs?I will first describe the habits of the tortoise (Testudo nigra,formerly calledIndica), which has been so frequently alluded to. Reef at Pernambuco of sandstone.Our firstday's ride was northwardalong the sea-coast.Travelling ought also to teach himdistrust; butat the same time he will discover how many trulykind-hearted people there are, with whomhe never before had, orever again will have any further communication, who yet are readytooffer him the most disinterested assistance.The scars were of different ages. King informsme that at the Bay of San Blas, and at Port Valdes inPatagonia, he saw these birds swimmingseveral times from island toisland.An estancierotold me that he often had to send largeherds of cattle a longjourney to a salting establishment, and that the tired beasts
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