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" ... and does not include length of hair on the tail. To take this measurement, 'bend the tail up towards the back and hold it straight, at right angles to the body, and measure from point where tail and body meet to end of tail bone. 3. Length of body,... "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 220
1841
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American Natural History ...: Pt. I.--Mastology, Volume 2

John Davidson Godman - Mammals - 1831
...about nine inches long, being nearly of the length of the body, which measures about twelve inches from the end of the nose to the root of the tail . The powerful odour of musk renders the flesh of the musk-rat of little value, and few can eat it....
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The Book of Nature: Embracing a Condensed Survey of the Animal ..., Volume 1

Natural history - 1834 - 278 pages
...about nine inches long, being nearly of the length of the body, which measures about twelve inches from the end of the nose to the root of the tail. The powerful odour of musk renders the flesh of the musk-rat of little value, and few can eat it The...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 21

1841
...construction ; and the Professor does not omit to notice how slight is the essential zoological character-^an additional tubercle on the last molar of the lower.... .038 Professor Owen states that this stomach may he regatded as consisting of three divisions: 1st, a cardiac pouch, with smooth and simple parietes,...
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Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in answer to a resolution of ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, James William Abert - Discoveries in geography - 1848 - 132 pages
...species of solance. I measured to-day the skin of a panther, felis. coucolor, that was 6| feet in length from the end of the nose to the root of the tail. It had been killed on the Canadian by the Kioways. I also examined some skins of the grey and white...
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Notes of a Military Reconnaissance: From Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, William Hemsley Emory, James William Abert, Philip St. George Cooke, Abraham Robinson Johnston - Southwest, New - 1848 - 614 pages
...species of solanre. I measured to-day the skin of a panther, felis coucolor, that was 6J feet in length from the end of the nose to the root of the tail. It had been killed on the Canadian by the Kioways. I also examined some skins of the grey and white...
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Proceedings

Zoological Society of London - Zoology - 1857
...tragus semiorbicular. Wings large and dark brown. The fur everywhere soft, fine, and rusty brown. Length from the end of the nose to the root of the tail 2 inches. Length of the tail 1 A Expanse of wings 10^ Fam. NOCTILIONINA. Genus MYSTACINA, Gray....
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 11

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1857
...in 176S to 1772. The Zerda is only about two thirds the height of an ordinary fox, and its length, from the end of the nose to the root of the tail, is aboui ten inches. Its general physiognomy is also that of the fox, but it has one peculiarity, its...
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Proceedings

Zoological Society of London - Zoology - 1870
...unhealthy circumstances to which they are subjected in captivity. The weight of the animal was 9| Ibs. It measured from the end of the nose to the root of the tail 24" ; the tail was I 7" long without the hair, or, to the end of the hairy tip, 1 !) V'. These dimensions,...
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Mammilia, their various forms and habits, adapted by E.P. Wright

Louis Guillaume Figuier - 1875
...World. It almost equals the Tiger in size, strength, and bloodthirstiness. It measures nearly seven feet from the end of the nose to the root of the tail. It is not Zebra-striped like the Tiger, but spotted in the same manner as the Leopard. Its markings...
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The popular educator

Popular educator - 1880
...Paraguay, Brazil, Guiana, Mexico, and the United States. The jaguar, measuring close npon seven feet from the end of the nose to the root of the tail, nearly equals the tiger in size, and its habits make it as much feared by the herds of wild animals...
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