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" The creature measures above 5J feet from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, and so approaches in size the smallest Highland cattle. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page 279
1888
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American Natural History ...: Pt. I.--Mastology, Volume 2

John Davidson Godman - Mammals - 1831
...pine, which they readily extract from the cones." The four lined squirrel is four inches and a quarter long, from the tip of the nose to the root of the VOL. II. S tail : the tail is three inches in length. The head is of a brown colour, mixed with...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 3

Asia - 1836
...Circumference at the root 1 H The native who killed this bison, said it measured seven cubits (10J feet) from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, and was 5 feet 7 inches high ; the colour being that of buffalo, or grayish black. The Head of a Rhinoceros....
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 3

Oriental literature - 1836
................... I 1J The native who killed this bison, said it measured seven cubits (Hi', feet) from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, and was 5 feet 7 inches high ; the colour being that of buffalo, or grayish black. The Head of a Bhinoceros....
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A natural history of British and foreign quadrupeds: containing many modern ...

James Hamilton Fennell - Nature - 1841 - 556 pages
...at the end of seven years. Pallas mentions an adult female which was only six feet nine inches from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail ; and Dr. Richardson mentions another female as having been accompanied by two cubs, and, therefore, unquestionably...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 38

Reuben Percy, John Timbs - 1841
...at the end of seven years. Pallas mentions an adult female which was only six feet nine inches from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail; and Dr. Richardson mentions another female as having been accompanied by two cubs, (therefore unquestionably...
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Youth's Instructor and Guardian, Volume 17

Religion - 1833
...fangs is followed by the immediate extinction of life.t The prairie marmot is about sixteen inches long from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, which is two inches and three quarters in length. The head is broad and depressed above, with large...
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The Children's friend [ed.] by W.C. Wilson [and others].

William Carus Wilson - 1856
...you will be able to do the work that he did. MM THE RHINOCEROS. THE rhinoceros is about twelve feet long, from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, being the next largest animal to the elephant. The skin is quite naked, and is folded into plaits at...
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A cyclopeadia of the natural sciences

William Baird - Nature - 1858 - 613 pages
...creatures. The great kangaroo. Macropui major, is the largest species, measuring five or six feet from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, and when sitting appears about the height of a man. To the aborigines of Australia, the kangaroo forms...
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The Illustrated Natural History, Volume 3

John George Wood - Natural history - 1865 - 800 pages
...also called, is one of the largest of the Ox tribe, measuring no less than ten feet inches from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail, and from six feet to six feet R inches in height at the shoulders. So confident are even the tiger-dreading...
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Manual of Coorg

G. Richter - 1870
...sportsman. The skin of the cheeta is spotted with black roundish spots. It is 2-J- or 3 feet high and 4 feet long from the tip of the nose to the root of the tail. The tiger-cat (Can. huli-bekku) is a cheeta in miniature and its sleek, glossy, speckled fur renders...
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