coast of Peru however the temperatureis not hot to any excessive degree and

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coast of Peru, however, the temperatureis not hot to any excessive degree; and perhaps in consequence theintermittent fevers are not of the most malignant order. These birds, although thus commonly feeding together,are far from being friends. Of the latter I now possess aspecimen, and it is marked about the head differently from theFrench specific description. ) Evenin Falconer's time (1750) the Indians made inroads as far as Luxan,Areco, and Arrecife, but now they are driven beyond the Salado. Sheep, infected. To the references given by Peron may be added,Humboldt's "Personal Narrative" volume 6 page 804; Flinder's"Voyage" volume 1 page 92; Labillardière, volume 1 page 287;Ulloa's "Voyage"; "Voyage of the Astrolabe and of the Coquille";Captain King's "Survey of Australia" etc. PLATE 99. Everything in this southern continent has been effected on a grandscale: the land, from the Rio Plata to Tierra del Fuego, a distanceof 1200 miles, has been raised in mass (and in Patagonia to aheight of between 300 and 400 feet), within the period of the nowexisting sea-shells. The inhabitants, when walking in the lower district, andovercome with thirst, often take advantage of this circumstance,and drink the contents of the bladder if full: in one
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I saw killed,the fluid was quite limpid, and had only a very slightly bittertaste. PLATE 64.
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