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In La Plata thepuma preys chiefly on deer, ostriches, bizcacha, and other smallquadrupeds; it there seldom attacks cattle or horses, and mostrarely man. PLATE 101. Forbes, in a greater depth ofwater than from 40 to 250 feet; but they are now covered withsea- deposited strata from 800 to 1000 feet in thickness: hence thebed of the sea, on which these shells once lived, must have sunkdownwards several hundred feet, to allow of the accumulation of thesuperincumbent strata. The Gauchos employed here attribute it chiefly to thestallions constantly roaming from place to place, and compellingthe mares to accompany them, whether or not the young foals areable to follow. At this distance, anarrow but well-defined brilliantly white line was alone visible,where the waves first encountered the wall of coral. The latter, well known from the animated descriptiongiven by Sir F. SECTION OF CORAL-REEF. This neighbourhood is celebrated for its fruit;and
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  • Fall '18
  • Forbes, Tierra del Fuego

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