Following the Equator: Chapter VIII

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Following the Equator: Chapter VIII
A Wilderness of Islands—Two Men without a Country—A Naturalist from New Zealand—The Fauna of Australasia—Animals, Insects, and Birds—The Ornithorhynchus—Poetry and Plagiarism
 
The Great Moa
The Naturalist
Was never in the Ark
 
 

Text and images from The Oxford Mark Twain and The Gutenberg Project.
Locations and dates for the most part are from Mark Twain Day By Day, a massive work by David Fears
(See notes marked MTDBD).

 
 

The natural history of Australasia, particularly the platypus.

 

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