Gould, who has described these facts, informs me, thatthe natives, when they lose any hard object, search the playingpassages, and he has known a tobacco-pipe thus recovered. " This boydescribed the manner in which they are killed by being held oversmoke and thus choked; he imitated their screams as a joke, anddescribed the parts of their bodies which are considered best toeat. )When an animal is killed in the country, it is well known that thecondors, like other carrion-vultures, soon gain intelligence of it,and congregate in an inexplicable manner. --Webster's "Description of the Azores" page 124. It thencommenced as regular a hunt as ever hound did after fox; makingshort semicircular casts, and all the time rapidly vibrating itswings and antennae. AMBLYRHYNCHUS CRISTATUS. Three whale- boats and the yawl, with a party of twenty-eight,started under the command of Captain Fitz Roy. (PLATE 78. At the lower end or mouths of thevalleys they are continuously united to
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- Fall '18
- Tierra del Fuego, Robert FitzRoy