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Identifier: worldsinhabitant00bett
Title: The world's inhabitants; or, Mankind, animals, and plants; being a popular account of the races and nations of mankind, past and present, and the animals and plants inhabiting the great continents and principal islands
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Bettany, G. T. (George Thomas), 1850-1891
Subjects: Civilization Culture
Publisher: London Ward, Lock
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto


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G-BILLED PAEEOT. 40. OWL PAEEOT. 41. TUEE, OR POLL. A USTRALASIAN ANIMALS. 939 (30), a large kind of Niglit-jar, feeding on insects at night; and the Lyre-bird (12), with its extraordinarily developed tail-feathers, must concludeour notices of Aus- ^^~ gili/ tralian birds. TheCrested Penguin(35) is an Austra-lian variety, but ispractically a seabird, as is also thegreatAlbatross(34),a gigantic form ofPetrel, rangingover Oceania.While referring tomarine creatures,we may mentionthe great SpermWhale (46), withits huge head, largetoothed lower jaw, and great receptacle of spermaceti above the skull; and the fine SeaLion (33) of the Southern Ocean, distinguished from ordinary Seals byhaving small external ears. Moloch (10) is a very ugly Australian Lizard. The large HatteriaLizard (44) of New Zealand is an extraordinary form in many respects,showing many resemblances to Lizards which lived in Europe far backin geological time. The Death Adder (11) is one of several deadlyAustralian snakes.

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45. APTERTX, OR KIWI. 44. HATTERIA LIZARD. 42. RAIL. 43. WKYBEAK.


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