but the most remarkable creatures in these stories are the men and women. They
are, without exception, remarkable people who have experienced and
accomplished extraordinary things. They have lived the kinds of lives that Twain ...
Author: Sean B. Carroll
... discover a connecting link to the following more remarkable race of beings . It
must appear an astounding fact to our feeble understanding , that the final
perfection of the marvellous works of the Creator should be attained through
means so ...
Author: John Graham Dalyell
caracaras ' world , in part because it's oddly easy to forget that most living things
aren't large animals . Giant creatures hold an outsized place in our imaginations ,
just as they did for our prehistoric ancestors , but focusing on them to the ...
Author: Jonathan Meiburg
Amongst the vast concourse of animals that have passed away, after having
discharged their appointed functions, ... In the remainder of this article we shall
recall to our imagination the existence of some of those remarkable creatures,
Category: Great Britain
... this wonderful series of animals , that we may call in a certain way our kindred ,
there have been several other remarkable ... These creatures have very
wonderful habits ; they combine together for the making of what we may call
states , they ...
Author: Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
supplied with a natural armour ; the Ant - eaters , and two remarkable creatures of
New Holland , the Duck - billed WaterMole , and the Porcupine Ant - Eater , which
connect this order with the Birds . 5 . Rodentia , or Gnawing animals , as the ...
Author: David Low
Category: Animal breeds
W . M . R . considered that this experiment proved that the feeling of hatred was
stronger among these remarkable creatures than that of love . An exactly similar
observation was made by Sir John Lubbock ( loc . cit . ) , and he found the
Author: Ludwig Büchner
Category: Animal intelligence
Several hundred millions of the amoeba , when quiet is nearly globular . these
tiny creatures might be packed into a In this ... Although these remarkable
creatures have the fecundating action of which it is imposneither eyes , ears , nor
Author: John Harvey Kellogg
The best we can say of the illustrations of this character is that , although no man
can say that a dinosaurus in plaster is absolutely correct , or the drawing of it , it at
least offers a vivid conception of a remarkable creature . Following the rules of ...
Category: American literature
The remarkable beings which are classed together under the general title of
REPTILES , or creeping animals , are spread over those portions of the globe
where the climate is tolerably warm , and are found in the greatest profusion
under the ...
Author: John George Wood
Colonel Prezhevalsky , who for three years was never separated from his
Bactrian camels , and had ample opportunity of studying their nature and habits ,
describes them as being the most characteristic and remarkable animals of
Author: John Fortuné Nott
But in this case , as in that of all remarkable animals , fable has added as much to
the popular opin ion as fact . Perhaps not one in ten of the following statements ,
made by Olaus Magnus , Archbishop of Upsal , * can be received as authentic ...
Author: Thomas Brown
Category: Animal behavior
Various examples of Annelida , or animals whose bodies consist of articulated
segments or rings likewise occur in the ... The CRUSTACEA of the Silurian
system include a very remarkable and peculiar race of creatures which are called
Author: Robert William Fraser
Category: Marine biology
All who are curious respecting this remarkable creature should captivity . ... and
growling , accompanying its adult pair of theso animals , that tho longest time
they could noises by acts of scratching and biting - - its claws being as sharp
Author: Crosthwaite and co
There are fossil specimens of animals that still have living representatives . There
is no reason why many of those supposed to be extinct may not be alive now . It
is well known that many very remarkable animals have become extinct within a ...
Author: James De Mille
Category: Canadian fiction