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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]
Source: Josephus, Antiq. iii 18 and De Bello Jud.   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 47, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 7
Category: Climate   Ecology   Religion   Literature   
Topic: Supposed Change of Climate. [Schouw of Copenhagen has argued against the theory of a large-scale change of climate, affecting certain parts of the earth in the distant past. He cites references from the bible and classical literature to prove that the date palm grew the same in Palestine then as it does now]
Source: Oken`s Isis   

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