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" The fact that the puma never makes an unprovoked attack on a human being, or eats human flesh, and that it refuses, except in some very rare cases, even to defend itself, does not seem really less wonderful in an animal of its bold and sanguinary temper... "
The Earth and Its Inhabitants, Africa: North-west Africa - Page 401
by Elisée Reclus - 1895
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Longman's Magazine, Volume 8

1886
...an unprovoked attack on a human being or eats human flesh, and that it refuses, except in some very rare cases, even to defend itself, does not seem really...towards man, which we are only accustomed to see in our domesticated carnivores or in feral animal? towards those of their own species. Wolves, when pressed...
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The Naturalist in La Plata

William Henry Hudson - Animal behavior - 1892 - 388 pages
...and sanguinary temper than that it should follow the traveller in the wilderness, or come near h'm when he lies sleeping or disabled, and even occasionally...towards man, which we are only accustomed to see in our domesticated carnivores or in feral animals towards those of their own species. Wolves, when pressed...
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The Naturalist in La Plata

William Henry Hudson - Animal behavior - 1895 - 394 pages
...an unprovoked attack on a human being, or eats human flesh, and that it refuses, except in some very rare cases, even to defend itself, does not seem really...towards man, which we are only accustomed to see in our domesticated carnivores or in feral animals towards those of their own species. Wolves, when pressed...
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The Earth and Its Inhabitants ...

Elisée Reclus - Geography - 1895
...produce, an extraordinary effect on some species ; and it is possible to believe, I think, that the humun form or countenance, or the odour of the human body,...inspiring it with a gentleness towards man, which we are ouly accustomed to see in oar domestic carnivores, or in feral animals towards those of their own species....
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