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" Megatherium and Megalonyx in both South and North America, and perished apparently with them, before the human period. Elephants are dependent chiefly upon trees for food. One species now finds conditions of existence in the rich forests of tropical Asia;... "
The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist - Page 388
1858
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Report of the ... Meeting of the British Association for the ..., Volume 28

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1859 - 750 pages
...as it proudly bore their Spanish conqueror. But a species of Equus coexisted with the Megatlierium and Megalonyx in both South and North America, and...at least two kinds of Elephant (Mastodon Andium and Mast. HumboUtii) formerly did derive their subsistence, along with the great Megatherioid beasts, from...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 2, Issue 4; Volume 4

Art - 1859 - 532 pages
...North America, and perished apparently with them, before the human period. Elephants are dependant chiefly upon trees for food. One species now finds...the still more luxuriant vegetation watered by the Orouooka, the Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America? Geology tells us that at...
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Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art ...

Industrial arts - 1859 - 478 pages
...before the human period. Elephants aro dependent chielly upon trees for food. One species now tinds conditions of existence in the rich forests of tropical...living at the expense of the still more luxuriant vegctation watered by the Oronooko, tliu Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America?...
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On the Classification and Geographical Distribution of the M̲a̲m̲m̲a̲l̲i̲a̲ ...

Richard Owen - Animals - 1859 - 120 pages
...food. " One species now finds the conditions of its existence in the rich forests of tropical Asia ; a second species in those of tropical Africa. Why,...the still more luxuriant vegetation watered by the- Oronoko, the Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America ? Geology tells us that at...
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On the Classification and Geographical Distribution of the Mammalia: Being ...

Richard Owen - Animals - 1859 - 118 pages
...for food. One species now finds the conditions of its existence in the rich forests of tropical Asia; a second species in those of tropical Africa. Why,...the still more luxuriant vegetation watered by the Oronoko, the Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America ? Geology tells us that at...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1859 - 448 pages
...existence in the rich forests of tropical Asia; and a second species in those of tropical Africa. Why, wo may ask, should not a third be living at the expense...luxuriant vegetation watered by the Oronooko, the Kssequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America? Geology tells us that at least two kinds...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 2, Issue 4; Volume 4

Art - 1859 - 552 pages
...the rich forests of tropical Asia; and a second species in those of tropical Africa. Why, we may aek, should not a third be living at the expense of the still more luxuriant vegetation watered by the Orouooka, the Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America 1 Geology tells us that...
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The Parallel Roads of Glenroy: Their Origin and Relation to the Glacial ...

James Macfadzean - Bible and geology - 1883 - 188 pages
...in view, Prof. Owen, speaking of the existing species in Asia and Africa, pertinently asks : " Why should not a third be living at the expense of the still more luxuriant vegetation watered by the Orinocco, the Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata in tropical America ?" Well might the distinguished...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts, Volumes 75-76

Science - 1858 - 950 pages
...horse and elephant kinds than was cognizant to the student of living species only. The existing Equidse and Elephantidse properly belong, or are limited to,...the still more luxuriant vegetation watered by the Orinoco, the Essequibo, the Amazon, and the La Plata, in tropical America ? Geology tells us that at...
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