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Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891-892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Psychology   Dreams   
Topic: Credulity of the Editors of "The Medical Gazette". [Recent article lampooned in which it is claimed that the dog is the only animal that dreams, the elephant the only animal that feels "ennui", and, again, the dog the only animal that speaks]
Person: LEIBNITZ   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Nest of the Mole

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 13
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Banished Elephants. [Elephants seem to be monogamous in the wild. If one of a pair dies, the other is banished by the herd and becomes dangerous to approach]
Source: Cordiner`s Ceylon, vii.   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Icthyology   
Topic: Migration of Pikes
Person: SHEPPARD, Rev. R.   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Music   Animal Habits, Personality   Cetacea   Seals   Folklore   Literature   
Topic: Musical Whales. [Many literary references to the responses of whales, dolphins and seals to music]
Person: SCOTT, Sir Walter   
Source: Carew: Description of Cornwall, 135   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ornithology   
Topic: American Song-Birds. [Mistaken notion, encouraged by Buffon, that the birds of the New World have strident, unmusical calls in keeping with the harsh character of a savage country]
Person: JENNINGS   WILSON, James   CATESBY   BUFFON   
Source: Wilson: American Ornithology, vol. iii. p. 34   Jennings: Ornithologia   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ornithology   
Topic: Female Song-Birds. [Do birds sing while sitting on their eggs? Do female birds sing at all?]
Person: BARRINGTON, Daines   JENNINGS   SWEET   
Source: Jennings: Ornithologia   Sweet: The British Warblers   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Agriculture), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Periodicals   
Topic: Hay-making Marmots. [According to the Medical Gazette, marmots dry grass in the sun, and, using "an old she marmot as a cart", heap the hay on her stomach and drag her home. The Athenaeum pours scorn on this unlikely report]
Source: Medical Gazette   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: The Nut-hatch. [A captive nuthatch was seen to pivot on its feet and use its whole head as a hammer, trying to peck its way free]
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology   Chiroptera   Bats   Animal Habits   Ecology   
Topic: Bats in January. [In order to survive, common bats must have a more varied diet than the moths they feed on later in the year. A captive bat accepted every sort of insect that was fed to it]
Source: Companion to the Almanac   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Animal Psychology   
Topic: Apes not rational. [The Gibraltar apes warm themselves at the soldiers` smouldering fires but never think to add more wood]

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits   Ecology   
Topic: Remarkable Migrations of Birds. [By following cultivation, birds come to inhabit new regions]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Primates   
Topic: Baboons. [A story about a baboon carrying off a child near Cape Town, yet the child remaining unharmed. Perhaps the baboon was a mother who had lost her own offspring. Baboons love their young very much]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Spring and Summer Nests of Birds. [Late, summer nests are as well insulated as early, spring nests]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Ethics), Para 3
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   
Topic: Instincts of the Missel Thrush. [Its instinct for safety makes the otherwise shy mistle thrush build its nest near people]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Balancing of Eggs on a Bare Rock. [Harvey, the discoverer of the circulation of the blood, makes a claim for the bird, Alca Pica (Linn.). This bird does not make a nest. It lays one egg on a rock, stuck by a sort of glue]
Source: Harvey: De Generatione   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 8
Category: Icthyology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Migrations of Salmon

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 10
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   Folklore   
Topic: The Hedge-Hog. [Myths about hedgehogs, snakes, worms and toads, and the wrongful persecution of these animals]
Person: BOYLE   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 9
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Stratagems of the Tom Tit. [How the blue tit makes an uncharacteristically menacing and effective hiss if its nest is threatened (usually by boys)]

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 248
Heading: Influence of the senses of animals upon the intelligence
Category: Anthropology   Morphology   Psychology   Philosophy   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: [Relationship of body and soul. The usefulness of human hands as tools or instruments]
Person: GALEN   HIPPOCRATES   ANAXAGORAS   ARISTOTLE   

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: The Marten, or Whitret. [Its predatory habits, strength, largeness of eye. The sound insulation of its feet by fur. The price of its skin]

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 3
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Extraordinary Migrations of the Gold-crested Wren. [An item expressing wonderment at the long stormy flight from the Orkneys to the Shetland Isles undertaken by a wren which only otherwise flits from tree to tree, and wonderment at all bird migration]

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Attempt to Discover the Place of Emigration of Storks, Para 2
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   Migration   
Topic: [In 1813, Bornemann of Berlin fastened brass plates to several young storks, but they were not seen again]
Person: BORNEMANN, [Director]   

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Maternal Solicitude of Monkeys, Para 3
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Animal Habits, Personality   Care Of Young   
Topic: [The monkey is more intelligent young than old; its maternal instinct is particularly strong and indistinguishable from that of the human female]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   
Source: St. Hilaire: The Natural History of Mammiferes   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 728-730
Heading: Comparative Pathology. Torpor -- Consumption in Animals
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [An account of experiments made by Flourens on the effect of cold on garden dormice or "lerots", and on the state of hibernation. Further (animal) experiments on the effect of temperature on disorders of the lungs. Is a cold temperature in itself enough to cause consumption? Flourens believes "national establishments" should be founded for the study of animal illnesses in relation to human pathology]
Person: FLOURENS, M.   BAGLIVI   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 779, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Quadrupeds which might be Domesticated, Para 1
Category: Agriculture   Zoology   Ruminantia   Animal Habits, Behaviour   Domestic Animals   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: [Many animals, such as the alpaca and vicugna, would prove suitable for introduction into Europe, if misconceptions about the impossibility of keeping them in the European climate were removed]
Source: Memoires du Museum d`Histoire Naturelle   
Institution: Museum d`Histoire Naturelle   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 27-28
Heading: Dangerous Encounter with Elephants in South Africa
Category: Geography   Southern Africa   Zoology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   Elephants   
Topic: [Extract of a letter from Lieut. Moodie of the 21st Fusiliers, on an elephant hunting expedition in Africa, 1821]
Person: MOODIE, Lieut. J. D.   PRINGLE, Mr. T.   
Letter
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Moths, Para 1
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   
Topic: [A description of the habits of clothes moths and how to prevent them by using camphor or other strong-smelling substances]

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Tame Wolf in the Jardin du Roi, Para 7
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Domestic Animals   
Topic: [Extract from an article by Mrs. Lee, on the wolf cub given to Baron Cuvier`s daughter-in-law]
Person: LEE, Mrs.   CUVIER   CUVIER, Madame   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   
Institution: Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes, Paris   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: The French Giraffe, Para 8
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ruminantia   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Extract of Mrs. Lee`s account of a giraffe at the Jardin du Roi, and of his black keeper, from Darfur]
Person: LEE, Mrs.   ATI, of Darfur   
Institution: Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes, Paris   

Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 254
Heading: Swallows
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   Migration   Ecology   
Topic: [Observations of a naturalist from Konigsberg. The different migration habits of the wall-swallow, river-swallow, chimney-swallow and house-swallow]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282
Heading: The Swallow`s Winter-Quarters. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. London, May 4, 1830
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   Migration   
Topic: [Letter on item headed "Swallows" in Athenaeum, issue 130, p. 254. Observations of the correspondent`s "foreign friend at Berlin" who is persuaded "that the swallow lies in a dormant state under water during the winter"]
Letter, 04/05/1830 Signed: "A."

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 318
Heading: Bear-hunting in Sweden, Para 11
Category: Hunting   Bears   Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Extract from a letter of a correspondent at Stockholm. [There will be a Swedish Hunting Club or Society with different branches throughout Sweden. The members will collect useful information on animal habits]
Person: VON GREIFF   NILSSON, Prof.   FALK, M.   ULLGREN, M.   
Institution: Swedish Hunting Society   
Letter
Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 494
Heading: The Hare`s Sanctuary, Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Placentalia   Ornithology   Accipitres   Ecology   Hunting   
Topic: [Anecdote from a soldier`s memoir. In the Caucasus, the hare digs a shallow hole to hide from a vulture but that does not protect it from human hunters, who are alerted to its presence by the behaviour of the vulture]
Person: ROTTIERS, Colonel   
Source: Rottiers: Itinerary from Tiflis to Constantinople   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 511
Heading: Instinct.--Smell, Para 8
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Entomology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: [How important is the sense of smell in animal behaviour?]
Source: British Naturalist   

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 511
Heading: Woodpecker, Para 10
Category: Ornithology   Scansores   Climbers   Animal Physiology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: [Estimate of the speed of the woodpecker`s tappings: "nearly two hundred miles in the hour"]
Source: British Naturalist   

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Reviews

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 949
Heading: The Tower Menagerie
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Title: The Tower Menagerie; comprising the Natural History of the Animals contained in that Establishment; with Anecdotes of their Characters and History. Illustrated by Portraits of each, taken from Life, by Wiliam Harvey, and engraved on Wood by Branston and Wright. (Unpublished)

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 210-211
Heading: Natural History
Category: Zoology   Philosophy   Science   Animal Habits, Personality   Domestic Animals   
Title: The Menageries; Quadrupeds described and drawn from living Subjects. Being Vol. I., Part I., of the Library of Entertaining Knowledge
Author: ANON   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 312
Heading: Anecdotes of Dogs
Category: Domestic Animals   Animal Habits, Personality   
Title: Biographical Sketches and Authentic Anecdotes of Dogs, Etc., Etc.
Author: BROWN, Capt. Thomas   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 13-14
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Art   
Title: Characteristic Sketches of Animals, drawn from the Life and engraved by Thomas Landseer. Part II
Author: LANDSEER, Thomas   
Institution: British Museum   Menagerie, King`s Mews   Jardin du Roi   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 212-213
Category: Hunting   Zoology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   Bears   Wolves   
Title: Field Sports of the North of Europe
Author: LLOYD, L.   

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