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Page 43 - Eichwald was the first to describe, and which would certainly have been mentioned by the ancients, if it had been known to them. It is a monitor, or more likely a psammosaurus, according to Fitzinger's system. (Eichwald, tip 273.) Of the chase or hunted animals of the Steppes, besides the furry tribe, we will only mention the wild boar. It is found in great numbers in the vicinity of all the rivers. The mouse of the Irgiz Steppes. Dog-geese, so called from their brooding in earth-holes. The Falco...