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These crabs inhabit deep burrows, which they hollowout beneath the roots of trees; and where they accumulatesurprising quantities of the picked fibres of the cocoa-nut husk,on which they rest as on a bed. Thefact, however, turned out quite the contrary. I never saw such magnificent beasts; they equalledin the size of their huge heads and necks the Grecian marblesculptures. The tallest plant was fourfeet in height. Hall, and believed by Mr. As the "Beagle" intended to call at Bahia Blanca,I determined to proceed there by land; and ultimately I extended myplan to travel the whole way by the postas to Buenos Ayres. With respect to their propagation, I was told by the country peoplein Chile that the condor makes no sort of nest, but in the monthsof November and December lays two large white eggs on a shelf ofbare rock. As the boat was shoving off, a second chief stepped into her, whoonly wanted the amusement of the passage up and down the creek. Chiloe, about 340 miles
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