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Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: The Red Viper of Dorsetshire. [Red snake believed to be the Coluber Chersea of Linnaeus killed in Cranbourne Chace]
Person: RACKETT, Rev.   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Folklore   
Topic: Sea-Serpents. [Is there any truth in ancient references to "sea-serpents", and modern reports of sightings?]
Person: VAN COERDON, Peter (of the Dutch fleet in the West Indies)   BROEK, P. Vander   
Source: Virgil: Aeneid   Byron: Childe Harolde, IV., 160   Literary Panorama   Old Testament: Amos ix. 3   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764-765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: The Viper. [Classical and biblical references to the viper bear out contemporary scientific knowledge]
Person: ZOPHAR   ST. PAUL   OVID   ISAIAH   PLINY   
Source: Pliny: Natural History   Old Testament   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: The Rattle-Snake. [Method of swallowing its prey whole; ability to digest food during intervals of relative wakefulness during hibernation]
Person: AUDUBON, M.   SMELLIE   
Source: Smellie`s Philosophy of Natural History   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Zoology   Reptiles   Religion   
Topic: King Solomon`s Spider. [Is the spider mentioned in King Solomon`s Proverbs really a lizard, the Lacerta agilis of Linnaeus?]
Person: BOCHART   SOLOMON, King   HOME, Sir E.   PAXTON, Professor   
Source: Old Testament: Proverbs xxx. 28   Bochart`s Hieroz, part ii.   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Folklore   
Topic: American Sea-Serpent. [An investigation by the Linnaean Society of New England into its existence]
Person: WARBURTON   
Institution: Linnaean Society of New England   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Folklore   
Topic: Sowing of Roasted Snakes
Source: Hircher`s Mundus Subterraneus   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Saurology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: Brazilian Lizards. [Hunting Monitor lizards]
Source: Magazine of Natural History   Seba, tome ii, pl. 105, fig. 1   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Cheloniology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: The Hawk`s-bill Tortoise. [A rare foreign visitor, found as far south as Bristol and as far north as Papa Stour in Zetland]
Person: FLEMING, Dr. John   TURTON, Dr.   LINNAEUS   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: Red Viper
Person: RACKETT, Rev.   LEACH, Dr.   LINNAEUS   
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 47, Section: Popular Science
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Tortoises   
Topic: Longevity of the Tortoise. [The great ages of the tortoises at Lambeth and Fulham palaces, respectively]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: Eggs of the Common Snake. [Though the grass snake lays many eggs, there are not many snakes]

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vipers occasionally Viviparous, Para 6
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: [The common viper has been found, under circumstances which would prevent its shedding its skin, to carry more than three thousand young in its uterus, rather than forming eggs]
Person: DESVOIDY, M. Robineau   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   DUMERIL, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 19/10/1829
Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 101
Heading: Fossil Remains of Sussex, Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   Fossil Molluscs   Fossil Reptiles   
Topic: [Paraphrase, one and a half columns long, of an article from the January "Magazine of Natural History", describing Mantell`s museum in Lewes. Not only does the museum contain the best collection of chalk fossils in the country but Mantell has made further discoveries in the layers below the chalk, of the bones of "vertebrated animals, some of which were of enormous magnitude" in the beds of Weald clay, sand and sandstone]
Person: MANTELL   BAKEWELL   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: New Species of British Snake
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: [A new type of snake, to Britain, has possibly been found near Dumfries]
Person: SIMMONS, T. M.   SOWERBY   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   Zoology   Reptiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [Three papers: on polarized light; the skin of the crocodile; the steam-engine and its history]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   BELL, Charles   GILBERT, Davies   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], Feb., 1830
Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Strange Method of catching the Tortoise, Para 10
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   Reptiles   Ecology   Hunting   Fishing   
Topic: [In Mosambique, a fish of the type Echeneis is tied to a boat. It then fixes itself to the "breast-plate" of a tortoise, so firmly that the tortoise can`t escape]
Person: SALT, Mr. H.   
Source: Cuvier: Animal Kingdom   

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: The Rattle-Snake, Para 11
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   Ecology   Trade   
Topic: [There is a known market for rattle-snakes in North America. The Athenaeum correspondent doubts the security of the current collection of one hundred rattle-snakes in the Tower of London. The species could establish itself in the British climate. In North America its range is as far north as Canada]

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