Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals

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from the PREFACE:In making a selection of anecdotes, those have been assembled which were supplied by me to other works, and in most instances have received considerable amplification; others have been given which never before were printed--perhaps not even written; while all which have been transferred from other pages to mine have received the stamp of authenticity. Besides those whose names are already mentioned, I have to thank several friends who have drawn from their private stores for my advantage, and thus enabled me to offer much that is perfectly new.Dry details of science and classification have been laid aside, but a certain order has been kept to avoid confusion; and, although endeavours have been made to throw as much interest as possible over these recorded habits and actions of the brute creation; I love the latter too well to raise a doubt by one word of embellishment, even if I did not abstain from principle.CONTENTS: PREFACEILLUSTRATIONMONKEYS, ETC. 1BATS. 33MOLES. 41HEDGEHOGS. 47BEARS. 51BADGERS. 66WEASELS. 73OTTERS. 78DOGS. 83WOLVES. 162FOXES. 174HY?NAS. 180LIONS. 186TIGERS. 213LEOPARDS, PANTHERS, ETC. 224CATS. 237SQUIRRELS. 250RATS. 254MICE. 266ELEPHANTS. 271HIPPOPOTAMUS. 294HOGS. 297RHINOCEROSES. 307HORSES. 312THE ASS. 333CAMELS-DROMEDARIES. 339LLAMAS, etc. 344DEER. 347GIRAFFES. 354ANTELOPES. 358GOATS. 363SHEEP. 368OXEN. 373 --This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition.
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