carrier arrived On.docx - Whileentering we were saluted in a manner becoming the inhabitants ofthis savage land Remains human elevated I am strongly

carrier arrived On.docx - Whileentering we were saluted in...

This preview shows page 1 out of 1 page.

Whileentering we were saluted in a manner becoming the inhabitants ofthis savage land. Remains, human, elevated. NOVEMBER 17, 1833. I am strongly inclined to believe that this view iscorrect, from having been independently led (as we shall hereaftersee) to an analogous conclusion with regard to the South Americanostrich, the females of which are parasitical, if I may so expressit, on each other; each female laying several eggs in the nests ofseveral other females, and the male ostrich undertaking all thecares of incubation, like the strange foster-parents with thecuckoo. The beds including the above fossil remains stand only from fifteento twenty feet above the level of high water; and hence theelevation of the land has been small (without there has been anintercalated period of subsidence, of which we have no evidence)since the great quadrupeds wandered over the surrounding plains;and the external features of the country must then have been verynearly the same as now. When the "Beagle" was here in the month of February, I started onemorning at four o'clock to
Image of page 1

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read the whole page?

  • Fall '18
  • Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes