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Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom

[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.

PAGE

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION, 9

VERTEBRATA, 10

CLASS MAMMALIA, 10

ORDER I.--BIMANA, 11 Man, 11

ORDER II.--QUADRUMANA, 13 Apes, 14 Orang-Outang, 14 Chimpanse, 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


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