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that they are watching a dying animal,or the puma devouring its prey. Tattooing. Bushby; but at various times they had quarrelledviolently. Frequently, when passing at the distance of half amile to leeward of a herd, I have perceived the whole air taintedwith the effluvium. I frequently observed, both in Tierra del Fuego and within theAndes, that where the rock was covered during the greater part ofthe year with snow, it was shivered in a very extraordinary mannerinto small angular fragments. Maurua. Procellaria gigantea, habits of. When the pasture is tolerably long, the niata cattlefeed with the tongue and palate as well as common cattle; butduring the great droughts, when so many animals perish, the niatabreed is under a great disadvantage, and would be exterminated ifnot attended to; for the common cattle, like horses, are able justto keep alive, by browsing with their lips on twigs of trees andreeds; this the niatas cannot so well do, as their lips do notjoin, and hence they are found to perish before the common cattle. The femaleservants are of course much worse: hence children learn the vilestexpressions, and it is fortunate if not equally vile ideas. Friendly Archipelago. The appearance of the Andes was different from that which I hadexpected. It was verydifferent from the circulation of the fluid in the elastic bag,containing the thin extremity of the axis. pecoris),which has a similar cuckoo-like habit, and which is most closelyallied in every respect to the species from the Plata, even in suchtrifling peculiarities as standing on the backs of cattle; itdiffers only in being a little smaller, and in its plumage and eggsbeing of a slightly different shade of colour. It was covered by a little drypasture, and we had the pleasant sight of a herd of cattle amidstthe surrounding rocky deserts. We threw them some vintéms, which werereceived with screams of laughter, and we left them redoubling thenoise of their song. The Fuegians hid themselves behind thetrees, and for every discharge of the muskets they fired theirarrows; all, however, fell short of the boat, and the officer as hepointed at them laughed. )CHAPTER XX. On the banks of the Plata,
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  • Spring '18
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