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Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom   By: (1793-1860)

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[Illustration: ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS. LONDON.]

ANECDOTES OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.

BOSTON: C. H. PEIRCE AND G. C. RAND.

ILLUSTRATIVE ANECDOTES OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM:

BY THE AUTHOR OF PETER PARLEY'S TALES.

BOSTON: PUBLISHED BY RAND AND MANN, No. 3 Cornhill. 1849.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1845,

By S. G. GOODRICH,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

PRESS OF GEORGE C. RAND & CO.

CONTENTS.

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GENERAL CLASSIFICATION, 9

VERTEBRATA, 10

CLASS MAMMALIA, 10

ORDER I. BIMANA, 11 Man, 11

ORDER II. QUADRUMANA, 13 Apes, 14 Orang Outang, 14 Chimpansé, 22 Gibbon, 23 Baboon, 25 Monkeys, 38

ORDER III. CARNARIA, 45 Bats, 45 Hedgehog, 47 Mole, 49 Bear, 50 White Bear, 68 Raccoon, 74 Coati, 76 Badger, 76 Glutton, 78 Weasel, 79 Polecat, 85 Ferret, 86 Mink, 86 Marten, 87 Sable, 87 Skunk, 88 Otter, 90 Dog, 92 Wolf, 113 Fox, 118 Hyena, 120 Lion, 122 Tiger, 129 Panther, 132 Leopard, 134 Jaguar, 136 American Panther, 144 Cat, 151

ORDER IV. AMPHIBIA, 162 Seal, 162 Walrus, 164

ORDER V. MARSUPIALA, 165 Opossum, 165 Kangaroo, 166

ORDER VI. RODENTIA, 169 Squirrel, 169 Mouse, 172 Dormouse, 174 Rat, 174 Beaver, 176 Porcupine, 179 Hare, 180

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