The Profligate Son: 4 of 4: Or, A True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain Kindle Edition by Nicola Phillips (Author)

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Title: Australia and New Zealand

Identifier: australianewzeal00wall (find matches)

Year: 1893 (1890s)

Authors: Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913

Subjects: Natural history; Natural history

Publisher: London E. Stanford

Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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70 COMPENDIUM OF GEOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL arctos, and is called by the colonists "native bear" or " native monkey." The Phascolomys, or wombat, is another large and thick-limbed animal, about 3 feet long, and, next to the kangaroos, the largest of the marsupials. It is terrestrial

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NATIVE BEAR WITH ITS YOUNG and nocturnal, feeding upon roots and grass, and forming deep burrows. It is slow in its movements, and its Hesh is said to resemble pork. It has powerful gnawing and grinding teeth, and it possesses two more pairs of ribs than any other marsupial. It therefore constitutes a distinct family of the order.

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