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This profusion offood showed itself at dinner, where, if the tables did not groan,the guests surely did; for each person is expected to eat of everydish. Whether whales feed onthem I do not know; but terns, cormorants, and immense herds ofgreat unwieldy seals derive, on some parts of the coast, theirchief sustenance from these swimming crabs. The island of St. Now, if welook to the animals inhabiting these wide plains, we shall findtheir numbers extraordinarily great, and their bulk immense. An inhabitant of Mendoza, and hence well capable ofjudging, assured me that, during the several years he had residedon these islands, he had never felt the slightest shock of anearthquake. The road, following the curvature of the suspendingropes, is made of bundles of sticks placed close together. Scorpions, cannibals. Theylive on vegetable matter, such as roots and grass; but at BahiaBlanca I have repeatedly seen three or four come down at low waterto the extensive mudbanks which are then dry, for the sake, as theGauchos say, of feeding on small fish. )CHAPTER XVIII. I was much struck with the marked difference between the vegetationof these eastern valleys and those on the Chilian side: yet theclimate, as well as the kind of soil, is nearly the same, and thedifference of longitude very trifling. Scissor-beak, habits of. Shepherd's dogs. The American province has also sent here representativespecies; for there is a Galapageian species of Monoceros, a genusonly found on the west coast of America; and there are Galapageianspecies of Fissurella and Cancellaria, genera common on the westcoast, but not found (as I am informed by Mr. I opened the stomachs of several, and found them largely
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