Eccentricities of the Animal Creation. by John Timbs

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Author Timbs, John, 1801-1875
LoC No. 04030044
Title Eccentricities of the Animal Creation.
Contents Introductory: curiosities of zoology -- The Rhinoceros in England -- Stories of Mermaids -- Is the Unicorn fabulous? -- The Mole at home -- The great Ant-Bear -- Curiosities of Bats -- The Hedgehog -- The Hippopotamus in England -- Lion-talk -- Bird-life -- Bird's eggs and nests -- The epicure's Ortolan -- Talk about Toucans -- Eccentricities of Penguins -- Pelicans and Cormorants -- Talking birds, instincts, etc. -- Owls -- Weather-wise animals -- Fish-talk -- Fish in British Colombia [i.e. Columbia] -- The tree-climbing Crab -- Musical Lizards -- Chameleons and their changes -- Running Toads -- Song of the Cicada -- Stories about the Barnacle Goose -- Leaves about Bookworms -- Boring marine animals, and human engineers.
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Language English
LoC Class QL: Science: Zoology
Subject Animal behavior
Subject Animals -- Anecdotes
Subject Animals, Mythical
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EBook-No. 44422
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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