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" ... and for some time afterwards accompanies the young. The cock when on the nest lies very close ; I have myself almost ridden over one. It is asserted that at such times they are occasionally fierce, and even dangerous, and that they have been known... "
The Voyage of the Beagle - Page 103
by Charles Darwin - 1909 - 547 pages
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1842
...forty-four of these were in two nests, and the remaining twenty scattered huachos. The Gauchos unanimously affirm, and there is no reason to doubt their statement,...whom he had seen much terrified by one chasing him.' Mr. Darwin, after having referred to the passage in Burchell's • Travels in South Africa,' in which...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 23-24

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1842
...on the nest lies very close; 1 have myself almost ridden over one. It is asserted that at such limes they are occasionally fierce, and even dangerous,...whom he had seen much terrified by one chasing him.' Mr. Darwin, after having referred to the passage in Bur chell's ' Travels in South Africa,' in which...
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Treasury of Natural History; Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature ...

Samuel Maunder - Zoology - 1848 - 812 pages
...very close ; I hare my»ctf ahnoet ridden | over one. It Is feuerte«! that at such times they arc occasionally fierce, and even dangerous, and that they have been known to attack a man on honeback, trying to kick and leap on him. The Uaucho* unanimously affirm that several familic« lay...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: Organic nature, v. 3] A system of natural ...

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1855
...that he himself nearly rode over one. At this time the males are said sometimes to be very fierce, and they have been known to attack a man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. The Emeu of New Holland (Dromaius Nova Uollaitdiai) is nearly as large as the African Ostrich, measuring...
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ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

S.G. GOODRICH - 1859
...that he himself nearly rode over one. At this time the males are said sometimes to be very fierce, and they have been known to attack a man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. Another species, the PATAGONIAN RHEA or PETISE, R. Darwinii, is found in Southern Patagonia ; it is...
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The illustrated natural history, Volume 2

John George Wood - Historia natural - 1862
...hatches the eggs, and that he, for some time afterwards, accompanies the young. The cock, while in the nest, lies very close ; I have myself almost ridden...man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. My informant pointed out to me an old man whom he had seen much terrified by one of these birds chasing...
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The Illustrated Natural History: Reptiles, fishes, molluscs, etc

John George Wood - Zoology - 1862
...hatches the eggs, and that he, for some time afterwards, accompanies the youn"-. The cock, while in the nest, lies very close ; I have myself almost ridden...man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. My informant pointed out to me an old man whom he had seen much terrified bv one of these, birds chasing...
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The Illustrated Natural History: Birds

John George Wood - Natural history - 1862
...the youn^ The cock, while in the nest, lies very close ; I have myself almost ridden over one. It Fs asserted that at such times they are occasionally...man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. My informant pointed out to me an old man whom he had seen much terrified bv one of these birds chasing...
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The Illustrated Natural History, Volume 1

John George Wood - Zoology - 1864
...hatches the eggs, and that he, for some time afterwards, accompanies the young. The cock, while in the nest, lies very close ; I have myself almost ridden...man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. My informant pointed out to me an old man whom he had seen much terrified by one of these birds chasing...
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The Advanced Book of Reading Lessons: Forming a Supplement to the Fourth and ...

English language - 1871 - 483 pages
...there is no reason to doubt their statement—that the male bird alone hatches the eggs, and that he for some time afterwards accompanies the young. The...man on horseback, trying to kick and leap on him. My informant pointed out to me an old man whom he had seen much terrified by one of these birds chasing...
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