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Habits of South African Animals (S477: 1893)

Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: A short note from Wallace introducing lengthy comments from a correspondent, printed on pages 390-391 of the 24 August 1893 issue of Nature (Wallace's remarks appeared on page 390). To link directly to this page, connect with: http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/wallace/S477.htm

    The following extracts from a letter just received from Mr. R. R. Mortimer, of Hanover Road, Cape Colony, contain some observations which will, I think, be of interest to naturalists, and therefore worth recording in the pages of Nature.

Alfred R. Wallace.

[[followed by extensive excerpts from the letter --Ed.]]

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