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General Zoology (Volume 2); Or Systematic Natural History (Paperback) Loot Price: R503
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General Zoology (Volume 2); Or Systematic Natural History (Paperback): George Shaw

General Zoology (Volume 2); Or Systematic Natural History (Paperback)

George Shaw

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1801. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BRASILIAN HARE. Lepra Brasilicnsis. L. auritus, collari albo, Cauda nulla. Lin. St/st. Nat. Gmel.p. 164. Pall. Glir.p. 30. Tailless brown Hare, white beneath, with a white collar round the neck. Cuniculus Brasilicnsis Tapeti. Marcgr. brat. 223. Brasilian Hare. Pennant Quadr. 2. p. 107. The Brasilian Hare is nearly of the same size as the common hare: it is also similar in colour, but of a somewhat darker cast: the chin and under parts are white; the face reddish, and a white ring surrounds the neck; the ears are very large; the eyes black; and the tail is entirely wanting. This animal is said to inhabit the woods of Brasil, and is esteemed as an article of food. The white ring round the neck is not found to be an universal character, but is sometimes wanting. Its native name among the Brasilians is Tapeti, and among the Mexicans Citli. CAPE HARE. Lepus CapensLs. L. cauda longitudine capitis, pedibus rubris. Lin. Syst. Nat. Gmel. p. 164. Brown Hare, with reddish legs, and tail the length of the head. Cape Hare. Pennant Quadr. 2. p. 105. The Cape Hare is about the size of a Rabbet, and is a native of the northern parts above the Cape of Good Hope. Its colour on the upper parts is similar to that of a common Hare, but the cheeks and sides are cinereous, and the under parts and legs ferruginous: the tail is bushy, of a pale ferruginous colour, and carried in an upright direction: the ears are long, broad in the middle, naked, and rose-coloured on the outside and covered with short ash-coloured hair within. It is called about the Cape by the name of Mountain Hare, inhabiting only rocky mountainous regions, and running, when disturbed, into the fissures of the rocks. VISCACCIA. Lepus Viscaccia. L. cauda ebngata setosa. Lin. Syst. Nat. Gmel. p. 160. Brownish Hare, w...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: George Shaw
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-14482-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-14482-8
Barcode: 9781235144820

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