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By the aid,however, of a second person throwing his lazo so as to catch bothhind legs, it is quickly managed: for the animal, as long as itshind legs are kept outstretched, is quite helpless, and the firstman can with his hands loosen his lazo from the horns, and thenquietly mount his horse; but the moment the second man, by backingever so little, relaxes the strain, the lazo slips off the legs ofthe struggling beast which then rises free, shakes himself, andvainly rushes at his antagonist. My attention was firstthoroughly aroused by comparing together the numerous specimens,shot by myself and several other parties on board, of themocking-thrushes, when, to my astonishment, I discovered that allthose from Charles Island belonged to one species (Mimustrifasciatus) all from Albemarle Island to M. He likewise procured for me a guide. At the first glance of the basaltic cliffs onthe opposite sides of the valley it was evident that the strataonce were united. I do not
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  • Spring '18
  • The Animals, Nitric acid, Charles Island

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