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Issue: 007, 12/02/28 p. 111
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Zoology   
Topic: [Growth of feathers, hair and quills of the porcupine]
Person: CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: British Pearls. [Accounts of the quality of British pearls in the writings of the venerable Bede, and ancient Roman writers. Modern patent granted to fish for pearls in the River Jut, in Cumberland]
Person: BEDE, Venerable   SUETONIUS   PLINY   CAESAR, Julius   TACITUS   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Anecdote of Instinct in the Ass. [Story of the return of an ass, lost at sea, over two hundred miles of previously unseen ground]
Person: KIRBY   ALDERSON, Lieut.   DUNDAS, Capt.   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 488-489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Mangrove Oysters. [Two species of shell fish in the West Indies]
Person: GUILDING, Rev.   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Ingenuity of Moles. [Advocates of brown bread should take a lesson from the mole which makes an opening in the skin of an earthworm and squeezes out the contents of the body]
Person: SELBY, Mr.   
Source: Illustrations of British Ornithology   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Feet of the Mole. [Fore-feet of the mole have more sessamoid bones than, perhaps, any other animal]
Person: GREGORY   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Tongue of the Giraffe. [It can be extended by means of a "muscular mechanism" which cannot be explained without dissection]
Person: HOME, Sir E.   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Motions of Shell-fish. [Tentaculum analogous to a leg. Is the byssus the source of the occasional poisonousness of shellfish?]
Person: BURROWS, Dr.   
Source: London Medical Repository   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Oysters taught by experience. [Assertion by Smellie doubted, that oysters "remember" not to open their shells if they survive being washed up by the tide a second time]
Person: SMELLIE   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Economic Rat of Iceland. [Husafels` description of rats ferrying stores of berries across a stream on a piece of cow-dung, found to be exaggerated]
Person: HUSAFELS   OLAFFEN   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Singular Quadruped. [New animal brought from Chili and named Clamyphorus Truncatus]
Person: YARREL, William   LEADBETTER, Mr.   
Institution: Zoological Society   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Mammals   Whales And Dolphins   
Topic: Horn of the Sea Unicorn. [Function of the narwhal`s tusk, or horn?]
Person: SCORESBY   BARCLAY, Dr.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Boring Shells. [Some shell animals can bore the softer rocks of marble, and limestone, and coral, to escape]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Sea Snail

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Artifice of the Glutton. [The habit of the glutton [gulo gulo] of "trapping" Kamstchatka [sic] deer by throwing down the deer`s favourite moss from overhanging trees and jumping on them]
Source: Gazette Litteraire   

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: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   
Topic: Hawks and Cock-chafers. [Kestrils will eat cock-chafers]
Person: SELBY, Mr.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Forms of the Ear. [Animal ears adapted to their different habits of life]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Oyster Lamp. [Phosphorescent animalcula found in an oyster shell]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Fascinating power of Cats. [Cat reported, by Montaigne, to have caused a bird to fall straight out of a tree by staring at it]
Person: MONTAIGNE   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Hedge-hogs omnivorous. [Variety of hedgehog diet, animal and vegetable. Hedgehogs kept tame in London to destroy cockroaches]
Person: WHITE, Gilbert (of Selbourne)   BUCKLAND   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Bill of the Toucan. [Its great size is to "afford a surface for the expansion of the olfactory nerve"]
Person: TRAILL, Dr. (of Liverpool)   WATERTON, Mr. C.   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Colours of Shells. [Description of the variety of colours and shades and of the mantle through which the fluid which produces colour is secreted]
Person: ST. PIERRE   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Agriculture   
Topic: Fecundity in a Cow. [No hereditary disposition can be observed, for cows to have multiple births]
Person: GERVAIS, M.   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Ship-worm
Person: PLUCHE, Abbe de la   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Smell in Hogs. [Length of the nose related to their acute sense of smell]

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Sea Acorn. [Lepas]

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: The Dugong. [Half-way between land animals and fishes. Browses upon sea-weed like a cow in a meadow. "It would be worth while to try and rear flocks of these animals within inclosed inlets of the sea"]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Crustacea   
Topic: Teeth in the Stomach. [The bone stomachs of crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and prawns (Malacostraca Podophthalma)]
Person: LEACH, Dr.   
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: The Silver Muscle. [Mytilus demissus is a favoured ornament among the "American Aborigines", who call it the white conch. This information is contained in a publication (see below) whose object is to prove the Native North Americans are descended from the Ten Tribes of Israel]
Source: Star in the West   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   
Topic: A cunning Bear. [Intelligence shown by a polar bear (white bear) in evading a trap laid by the captain of a Greenland whaler]

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: Paces of the Snail. [The movement of animals which have no feet]
Person: MAIN, Mr. J.   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   
Topic: Man not a Monkey. [Legends of men with tails dismissed. The difference of the human skeleton with that of a monkey, the difference in voice. Also, monkeys "have no proper feet"]
Person: MONBODDO, Lord   LINNAEUS   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Oysters. [It is forbidden to remove the spawn of the oysters. The liquor of the oysters contains many embryo oysters, also microscopic creatures which "emit a phosphoric light". There are also worms which inhabit oyster shells and sea-stars, cockles and mussels prey on oysters while the shell is open]

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Music   
Topic: Musical Animals. [Animals` response to music: dogs, horses, bulls, oxen, fish, dolphins, seals]
Person: SOUTHEY   LAING   ORPHEUS   SCORESBY   SCOTT, Sir Walter   FLACCUS, Valerius   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Snakes   Social Anthropology   Folklore   
Topic: The Basilisk
Person: PLINY   ISAIAH   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Biology   Microbiology   
Topic: Respiration of Animalcules. [Dutrochet tries to disprove the existence of microscopic animalculae; Raspail asserts that their breathing causes currents in water]
Person: DUTROCHET, M.   RASPAIL   
Source: Le Globe   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: Handle of Cupid`s Dagger. [The Cupid of the ancient Gauls is represented wearing a dagger of Solen shell. There are many Solen shells on the coast of Normandy]
Person: THETIS   CUPID   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Instinct in the Horse. [A horse will not naturally try a leap it has not "sized up" first]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: The Otter-Sheep of America. [Ovis Ancon, the otter sheep, believed to have been produced by accident. Account given of its inherited characteristics and what happens when it is cross-bred]

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   
Topic: The Thumb. [Insistence upon the difference between men and apes because the human thumb is so much stronger than that of apes and lemurs]
Person: EUSTACHIUS   

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: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Folklore   
Topic: St. Austin and Lord Monboddo. [Saxon legend concerning the mocking of Christian missionaries]
Person: GREGORY, Saint   AUSTYNE, Saint   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Folklore   Seals   
Topic: The Arctic Mermaid. [Were mermaids, seals or walruses?]
Person: SCORESBY   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: The Snail-paced Lemur
Person: D`EBSONVILLE, M.   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Parazoa   
Topic: Is the Sponge an Animal?
Person: LINNAEUS   PLINY   ARISTOTLE   PEYSONNEL, M.   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Propagation of Oysters, Etc. [Luroth, in the "Bulletin des Sciences", accuses Hume of inaccuracy in "Philosophical Transactions"]
Person: LUROTH, M. S. G.   HOME, Sir E.   BAUER   BOJANUS, M.   BLAINVILLE   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   Philosophical Transactions   Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Coelenterata   
Topic: Exquisite Touch of the Polypus. [Polypus has no sense but that of touch, so sensitive that it seems even to feel the light]
Person: DUMERIL, M.   

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: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Head of a Hippopotamus. [Dimensions of the specimen arrived in England]
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Sluggishness of the Snail. [The slow circulation of its viscous juices]
Person: BRAIDLEY, Mr.   

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: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Ecology   
Topic: Animalculae of the Arctic Seas. [Food chains in the Greenland sea]
Person: SCORESBY   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 781, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Supplement to Buffon. [Ten-volume addition to Buffon, comprising animals and birds discovered since the publication of the original work, to be published by M. R. P. Lesson]
Person: TIMMINCK   VIELLOT   WILSON, James   LE VAILLANT   MONTAIGNE   SELBY, Mr.   BEWICK, Thomas   BUONOPARTE, Charles   JOUEY   GAIMARD   GARNOT   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   Supplement to Buffon`s Natural History   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Physics   Light   
Topic: Beautiful Light of the Glow-shell. [The phosphorescence observed in shells of the genus Pholas may be extinguished in certain, especially dry, conditions. White, yellow, green, red and violet-coloured substances react in different ways to contact with the liquor which produces the phosphorescent effect]
Person: ACADEMICIANS OF BOLOGNA   REAUMUR   PLINY   

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: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Green Colour of the Sea, produced by Animalculae

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Elephants   
Topic: The Proboscis of the Elephant
Person: CUVIER   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: Fabulous Formation of Pearls. [Persian myth on the creation of the pearl: that it was originally a drop of water, which, whilst bemoaning its insignificance in the ocean, was swallowed by an oyster and gradually hardened, found by a diver and finally elevated to a unique position in the Persian diadem]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Herpetology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: The Worm of Corruption. [What kind of animals were the maggots and small red worms found in the partially disintegrated remains of the patriot Hampden?]
Person: HAMPDEN   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Carnivora   
Topic: Lion-Tigers. [Two cross-breed animals described, found at Atkins`s Menagerie]
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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: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Psychology   Dreams   Literature   
Topic: Dreams of birds. [Do birds dream? Verse from the poet Dryden cited, in which "the little birds in dreams their songs repeat"]
Source: Dryden: Conquest of Mexico   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Jelly-fish   
Topic: The Sea-Nettle. [The way the jelly-fish rids itself of empty shells by turning itself inside out or, failing that, pushing the shell out through the soft substance of its body]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 879-880
Heading: Juvenile Annuals. Letter from a Lady to the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Children   Popularization Of Science   Periodicals   Zoology   Elephants   
Topic: [The New Year`s Gift. The Juvenile Souvenir. The Juvenile Keepsake. The Christmas Box. Letter from Julia Normanby complaining that these popular works have not been reviewed and containing a "review", printed in full]
Person: WATTS, Mrs. A.   HALL, Mrs. S. C.   ROSCOE, T.   CROKER, Crofton   
Letter
Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Antiquities), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Rodentia   Biology   Extinction   
Topic: English Beavers. [Lees, of Worcester, suggests that the name of the Barbourne or Beaverbourne brook derives from the beavers which once lived there]
Person: CAMBRIENSIS, Giraldus   LEES, Edwin   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Rodentia   
Topic: Ingenuity of a Beaver at Paris. [A beaver built a dam at the Jardin des Plantes with twigs and pieces of apple and tightly packed snow]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Crustacea   
Topic: Storm-breaker of the Sea-Acorn. [The sea acorn is able to protect itself from stormy conditions by closing "an operculum or little door [which in] "calm weather...is thrown open"]
Person: MAWE   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Tyrian Purple Dye
Person: PLINY   LESSON, M.   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   

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: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Ponds   
Topic: Fresh-water Polypus. [A "species of hydra" with reddish tentacles is abundant in Blackheath, Kent, which makes a good study for "the young naturalist"]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature., Para 3
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   
Topic: Quadrupeds. Birds. [The altitude at which certain mammals and birds live, in Sweden]
Person: GLOGER, M.   

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: 056, 19/11/28 p. 893
Heading: Varieties, Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Zoological Society. [Two mastiff dogs from the mountains of Nepaul donated by the King. A live "Chinchilli" and some foxes presented by the Hudson`s Bay Company]
Institution: Zoological Society   Hudson`s Bay Company   

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. (Animal Geography), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   Ecology   
Topic: Spanish Sheep. [Question posed by Southey: Why are Spanish sheep mainly black? Is it related to climate or locality?]
Source: Southey: Letters from Spain   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Batrachiology), Para 10
Category: Zoology   Amphibia   
Topic: The Putney-Heath Toad. [Natter-jack toad or Rana rubeta]

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. (Conchology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Eyes of the Snail. [Are the "black pellucid points" on the horns of a snail, the eyes?]
Person: HOME, Sir E.   BAUER   GASPARD, M.   
Source: Majendie: Journal of Physiology   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Herpetology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Annelida   
Topic: Eyes of the Earth-worm
Person: DUPOUR, M.   
Source: Annales des Sciences Naturelles   

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: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 13
Category: Zoology   Ecology   Chiroptera   Entomology   
Topic: Bats in Winter. [Temperature at which gnats and their predators, bats, become active in winter. The Athenaeum finds information in a work by Aikin questionable]
Source: Aikin: Natural History of the Year   

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: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Parazoa   
Topic: British Sponge. [Spongia panicea named by Professor Grant of the London University]
Person: GRANT, Professor   
Institution: University of London   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Winter Cell of the Orchard Snail
Person: GASPARD, M.   BELL   
Source: Majendie: Journal of Physiology   Zoological Journal, i. 94   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Elephants   Entomology   Ecology   
Topic: Contrivance of the Elephant and Rhinoceros. [The elephant and rhinoceros roll themselves in mud to obtain a protective coating against insects. Is the wallowing of the pig for a similar purpose?]
Person: CLAIRVILLE   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Literature   
Topic: The Irish Nautilus. [A stray Nautilus Spirula from the West Indian seas has definitely been found on the Irish coast, though it is doubtful whether it could multiply in Kerry. A quotation from Pope describes the shellfish`s ability to "sail"]
Person: POPE, Alexander   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Arabian Snail-Eaters. [It is only "prejudice" which prevents "the snails of our own country" from being eaten]

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 Geography), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   Icthyology   Literature   
Topic: Fishes peculiar to certain Lakes. [Josephus says the fishes of Lake Gennesareth are unique. Hasselquist says the fish are the same as those in the Nile. Josephus also says the fountain of Capernaum is a tributary of the Nile]
Person: JOSEPHUS   HASSELQUIST   
Source: Josephus, Antiq. iii 18 and De Bello Jud.   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   
Topic: Coral Polypi. [Quoy and Gaimard, the Naturalists of the Astrolabe`s recent expedition, concentrated on the "polypi" inhabiting coral. The polypi are not, as has been conjectured, one massive single organism. The coral animals have a popular reputation for poisoning fish but fish do not seem to feed on them at all. Nor are they eaten by people]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Crustaceology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Crustacea   
Topic: Land Crabs. [Quoy and Gaimard found a very large pagura (crab) in the forests of Guam. There are two kinds of this crab, one lives on land and the other on water]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

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: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology   Horses   Literature   
Topic: Toed Horses. [Examples of horses with different numbers of toes]
Person: BREDIN, M.   SUETONIUS   PLUTARCH   CAESAR, Julius   
Institution: Royal Veterinary School, Lyons   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology   Ruminantia   Giraffes   
Topic: Two species of Giraffe. [One is native to the Cape of Good Hope and the other to Nubia, according to the naturalist St. Hilaire]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   

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: 067, 04/02/29 p. 77, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   
Topic: Coral Reefs. [Depths at which the coral animals build]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

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. (Zoophytology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Porifera   Literature   Mythology   
Topic: Structure of the Sponge. [The sponge is minutely described and found to resemble "the celebrated labyrinths of Crete" in its intricacy. The writer concludes it is correct to refer to it as the product of an animal]

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 109-110
Heading: The Giraffe. (Extract of a letter from M. Acerbi)
Category: Zoology   Ruminantia   Giraffes   
Topic: [Earlier errors about the giraffe corrected. Its proportions, contrary to those suggested by Buffon. Its ease of movement, bending down to eat. Its silence. Its inoffensiveness of character. Though despised as "useless" by a Bedouin, its ability to excite curiosity in Europeans]
Person: BUFFON   ACERBI, M.   
Letter
Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Mollusca   Mussels   
Topic: Travelling of Muscle-shells

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: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141-142, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   Sea Anemones   
Topic: Sea Anemonies [sic]. [Their power of movement, how they use suction to attach themselves to rocks and their "irritability". They react to light, sound, smell, and fresh water kills them]
Person: DICQUEMARE   BOSC   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: A Shower of Snails near Bristol. [An unexplained increase in snails caused many local, superstitious interpretations]

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: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174-175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Sauriology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Amphibia   Newts   Ecology   
Topic: The Water Newt. [How it preys on all other inhabitants of a pond]

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: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Economics), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Ecology   Domestic Animals   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: Domestication. [Apes and monkeys are not suitable for domestication; dogs and seals are. Domestication is made possible by the herd instinct of animals]
Person: CUVIER   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: Swimming of Fishes and Flying of Birds. [An analogy between fins and wings]

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: 082, 20/05/29 p. 316
Heading: Opinion of M. Geoffrey de St. Helaire, as to the Faculty of Sight in Moles
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Moles   Classical Literature   
Topic: [Moles do see]
Person: HELAIRE, M. Geoffrey de St.   GALEN   ARISTOTLE   

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: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Supplement to Buffon`s Natural History, Para 1
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Natural History   Anthropology   
Topic: [Lesson has published his supplement to Buffon, containing the animals and birds discovered since 1788, also a natural history of man]
Person: LESSON, M.   BUFFON   

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 366, Section: Varieties
Heading: Colouring Matter of Lobsters, Para 3
Category: Zoology   Crustacea   Lobsters   
Topic: [The red colour is contained in one of the layers of the shell itself, not in a membrane]
Person: GERMAIN, M.   
Source: Precis Analytique des Travaux de l`Academie de Rouen, pendant l`annee 1828   
Institution: Academie de Rouen   

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 381, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Chromatology), Para 1
Category: Marine Biology   Zoology   Botany   
Topic: Colour of Hydrophytes. [Vegetation taken from deep seas proves that plants may be intensely coloured without exposure to strong light. The phosphorescent glow of marine animals is also remarked upon, in evocative prose].
Person: HUMBOLDT   BONPLAND   ELLIS   
Signed: ST. VINCENT, M. Bory

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 382, Section: Varieties
Heading: Prizes of the French Academy of Sciences, Para 3
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: [The question proposed for the Alhumbert prize is] to show [...] the changes undergone by the skeleton and muscles of frogs and salamanders, at different periods of their life. [There have been no candidates for the prize yet and the committee has extended the time limit and raised the prize money. Another prize has been given for a paper on circulation of the blood, but less than that originally offered]

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Insects in Amber and Copal, Para 2
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   Entomology   
Topic: Treatise on the Insects in Copal, with descriptions of several new genera and species found in that substance. [Some insects are more widely distributed than has previously been believed]
Source: Transactions of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Stockholm, for 1825   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 538-539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Hiccoughs in Animals produced at Pleasure, Para 4
Category: Zoology   Experimental Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: [A French schoolmaster has had a letter read at the Academy of Sciences. Twenty-two out of twenty-three dogs which have been kept without food for ten hours and then had cold water poured on their stomachs, get hiccoughs. The same is true for calves and bulls]
Person: DANIEL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 3/8/1829
Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Pigeon Living Without Brain, Para 5
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [A doctor of medicine has observed the case of a pigeon, which, though it lacked brains and some spinal marrow, nevertheless lived for several days]
Person: DESPORTES, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 3/8/1829
Issue: 097, 02/09/29 p. 554-555, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Pastenague of the Meta, South America, Para 4
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   
Topic: [Though most cartilaginous fishes are only to be found in the sea, the Pastenagus Humboldtii is a river fish, from the Meta in South America. Several other pastenagues exist (and some co-exist) in South American rivers. They are all described by M. Roulin]
Person: ROULIN, M.   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Paris   

Issue: 098, 09/09/29 p. 571, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Classification of the Ganga, Para 3
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   
Topic: [Those birds known as "Ganga" in Southern Europe especially, should be classed as pigeons]
Person: BLAINVILLE   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 620, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Destruction of Wild Beasts in Sweden, Para 12
Category: Zoology   Geography   Sweden   Hunting   
Topic: [Statistics on wild animals killed in Sweden, 1829]
Institution: Government of Sweden   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: New Intestinal Worm
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   
Topic: [Cuvier read a paper at the French Academy on a new kind of Intestina, or parasite worm. The worm is distinguished by a huge number of air-holes in its body, more than a hundred. It lives in the abdominal cavity or the solid flesh of the polypus and was first observed by Laurillard, keeper of the cabinet of anatomy in the Museum of Natural History]
Person: CUVIER   LAURILLARD, M.   LAMARCK   BLAINVILLE   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 11/11/1829
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: 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: 110, 02/12/29 p. 758-759
Heading: History of Icthyology
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   History Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Food   
Topic: The following abstract of the History of Icthyology, by the Baron Cuvier, prefixed to his great work on the "Natural History of Fishes", has been prepared for "The Revue Encyclopedique", by M. Flourens, the author of the article on the effect of cold on animals, inserted a few weeks since in "The Athenaeum". The work of M. Cuvier above alluded to, has advanced as far as the fourth volume. When complete it will consist of between fifteen and twenty volumes octavo, or from eight to ten quarto
Person: CUVIER   FLOURENS, M.   ARISTOTLE   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   ARTEDI   LINNAEUS   JUSSIEU   ADAMSON   WILLOUGHBY   RAY   PLINY   CALLIMEDON   PHILOXENUS, of Cythera   LA FONTAINE   CALLIAS   HYPERIDES   MELANTHIUS   ANDROCIDES, of Cysicus   ATHENAEUS   THEOPHRASTUS   ERASISTRATUS   CLEARCHUS   LUCIAN   APULEIUS   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Abstract
Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 774-775
Heading: History of Icthyology. (Concluded from p. 758)
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   Literature   Classical Literature   History Of Science   
Topic: [Second part of Flourens` abstract of Cuvier`s "Natural History of Fishes"]
Person: FLOURENS, M.   CUVIER   LUCULLUS   ARISTOTLE   PLINY   OPPIANUS   ATHENAEUS   AELIANUS   AUSONIUS   HORACE   SENECA   JUVENAL   MARTIAL   ARISTOPHANES   DE BEAUVAIS, Albertus Magnus, Vincent   ISIDORE, Bishop of Seville   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   FALLOPE   EUSTACHIUS   VESALIUS   HARVEY   DUVERNEY   HALLER   BUFFON   DAUBENTON   CAMPER   SPALLANZANI   LINNAEUS   BAUHIN   
Abstract
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: Fowls with Human Faces, Para 10
Category: Zoology   Zoopathology   
Topic: [Examples of hens with no beaks]
Person: GUERIN, M. Jules   CUVIER   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   
Source: Guerin: Medical Gazette   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

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: 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: 128, 10/04/30 p. 219-220
Heading: The Marmoset
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Biological Sciences   Anthropology   Phrenology   
Topic: [The] comparative excellence of men and monkeys. [The likeness is admitted to be "mortifyingly conspicuous"]
Person: LA BROSSE   SCHOUTEN   LAVATER   BUFFON   BOSMAN   VAN DORTCH   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   RHOOP-CHAUND   MEETAH DHOOD   CHESTERFIELD   
Essay Signed: J.

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   Public Health   Chemistry   Health   Zoology   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: [1. Dr. Bird`s paper on acute inflammation of the epiglottis. 2. Caldwell on the chalybeate spring in the Isle of Wight. It contains a high proportion of sulphate of iron]
Person: HAWKINS, Dr.   BIRD, Dr.   CALDWELL, Dr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper[s]
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: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Zoology   France   
Topic: A new [...] natural history confined to French animals
Source: Faune Francaise   
Institution: Government of France   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 410
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. English Missionaries
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Siberia   Philology   Mongolian Languages   Education   Zoology   Beavers   Meteorology   Climate   Mining   Gold Mining   
Topic: English Missionaries. Rein-Deer Riding. Severity of Climate. Gold Mines of Beresow
Person: ERMAN, Dr.   GUILLS, Robert   STANYBRASS, Messrs.   KOWALEWSKY   POPOW   
Source: Correspondence of Dr. Erman   

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 427
Heading: On the Natural Resources of Algiers. By G. de Hemso, late Consul-General of Sweden to the Regency of Tunis. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. London, June 1830
Category: Geography   North Africa   Algeria   Mountains   Geology   Mineralogy   Botany   Agriculture   Zoology   Hunting   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Letter to the Athenaeum from Smith containing extensive quotations from his friend De Hemso on Algiers. De Hemso`s account of Algiers is presented as fresh and original, observed at first hand, compared with "the thousand and one histories, descriptions and anecdotes, which temporary interest has heaped upon Algiers" and mostly taken from "Malte-Brun, Bruce, Pananti, and company"]
Person: MALTE-BRUN   BRUCE   PANANTI   
Letter Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 446
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Animal Physiology   Flight   
Topic: [Estimated speed of flight of vultures, swallows, crows, hawks]

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475-476, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. (Continued from p. 459)
Category: Geography   North Africa   Egypt   Chemistry   Water   Medicine   Pharmacology   Zoology   Botany   Archaeology   
Topic: [Chemical observations on the alkaline lakes of the valley of Natron. Meeting with a chemist, the son of D`Arcet. Visit to a plant for the refining of carbonate of soda, to be exported to Europe. The author`s collections of animals, plants and shells. The increasing difficulty of buying Egyptian antiquities in Egypt]
Person: D`ARCET   CHAMPOLLION   BASSI   VIRGIL   ENNIUS   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Cow-pox, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Inoculation   Smallpox   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [Rumann of Utrecht on the effects of vaccine inoculation on animals]
Person: RUMANN, Dr. [of Utrecht]   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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]

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: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: Lizards, Para 8
Category: Italy   Social Anthropology   Zoology   Ethics   Cruelty To Animals   
Topic: [Italian children kill lizards with snuff]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: The Scorpion-Spider, Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Medicine   Toxicology   
Topic: [The poisonousness of the "Phalangium araneoides" of Linnaeus. Its confusion with the "genuine tarantula" in the works of "the ancient writers"]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: A Scientific Harvest, Para 11
Category: Botany   Classification   Mineralogy   Zoology   Entomology   
Topic: [A quotation from Von Humboldt on Hemprich and Ehrenberg`s travels.] "They collected as if collecting alone had been the object of their pursuits..." [Numbers and types of specimens]
Person: HUMBOLDT   HEMPRICH   EHRENBERG   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 016, 18/03/28 p. 252
Heading: Splendid Work on Icthyology
Category: Zoology   
Title: The Fresh Water Fishes of Great Britain, Drawn and Described, Etc. No. 1
Author: BOWDICH, Mrs T. Edward   

Issue: 022, 08/04/28 p. 340-341
Heading: Science of Zoology
Category: Zoology   
Title: The Animal Kingdom Described and Arranged, in Conformity with its Organisation. Parts XIV and XV
Author: CUVIER, Baron   
Attribution: Member of the Institute of France

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 533
Heading: Illustrations of Zoology
Category: Zoology   
Title: Illustrations of Zoology; being Representations of New, Rare, or otherwise Remarkable Subjects of the Animal Kingdom, drawn and coloured after Nature, with Descriptive Letter-Press
Author: WILSON, James   
Attribution: Member of the Wernerian Natural History Society

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: 089, 08/07/29 p. 423-424
Heading: Natural History
Category: Zoology   Mammals   Ruminantia   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. I, Part II. The Menageries: Quadrupeds, described and drawn from living Subjects, published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 099, 16/09/29 p. 578-579
Heading: Kangaroos
Category: Geography   Australia   Zoology   
Title: The Picture of Australia: exhibiting New Holland, Van Diemen`s Land, and all the Settlements, from the First at Sydney to the Last at the Swan River
Author: ANON   

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 690-691
Heading: Travels in Mexico
Category: Geography   Central America   Zoology   Mollusca   Oysters   Icthyology   Social Anthropology   
Title: Travels in the Interior of Mexico, in 1825, 1826, 1827, and 1828
Author: HARDY, Lieut. R. W. H.   
Attribution: R. N.
Institution: General Pearl and Coral Fishery Association of London   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 707
Heading: The Juvenile Keepsake
Category: Literature   Poetry   Zoology   Primates   
Title: The Juvenile Keepsake. MDCCCXXX
1829
Issue: 109, 25/11/29 p. 742
Category: Zoology   Art   
Title: Characteristic Sketches of Animals, drawn from the life, and engraved by Thomas Landseer
Author: LANDSEER, Thomas   
Attribution: Dedicated to the Zoological Society
Institution: Zoological Society   

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: 115, 09/01/30 p. 6-8
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Arachnida   Popularization Of Science   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge. Volume III. Part II. Insect Architecture
1829
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 40
Heading: The Elephant
Category: Popularization Of Science   Natural History   Zoology   Animal Physiology   Animal Husbandry   Elephants   
Title: Popular Lectures on the Study of Natural History and the Sciences. Second edition
Author: LEMPRIERE, W.   
Attribution: M. D.

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.   

Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 247-248
Category: Geography   South America   Brazil   Social Anthropology   Geology   Mining   Zoology   
Title: Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829. [Second Article]
Author: WALSH, Rev. R.   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 294-295
Category: Geography   India   Natural History   Zoology   
Title: The Picture of India: Geographical, Historical and Descriptive
Author: ANON   
Institution: Asiatic Society   

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