The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America
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The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Table of Contents
  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "The Western World"
    • Preface.
    • Part 1—Chapter I.
      • North America.
      • Introductory.—Physical Features of North America.
      • Northern Region.
      • Mountains.
      • Great Rivers.
      • Lakes.
      • Aboriginal Inhabitants—The Red Men of the Wilds.
      • Indian Wigwams.
      • Appearance of the Indians.
      • Wood Indians.
      • The Prairie Indians.
      • Religious Belief.
      • American Antiquities.
    • North America.
    • Introductory.—Physical Features of North America.
    • Northern Region.
    • Mountains.
    • Great Rivers.
    • Lakes.
    • Aboriginal Inhabitants—The Red Men of the Wilds.
    • Indian Wigwams.
    • Appearance of the Indians.
    • Wood Indians.
    • The Prairie Indians.
    • Religious Belief.
    • American Antiquities.
    • Part 1—Chapter II.
      • North America considered as divided into Four Zones, with the various Objects of Interest found in each.
      • The First Zone.
      • The Second Zone.
      • The Fertile Belt of Rupert’s Land.
      • Animal Life on the Fertile Belt.
      • The Third Zone—The Dismal Swamp in the United States.
      • Fossil Footmarks of Birds.
      • The Big-Bone Lick.
      • The Fourth Zone.
    • North America considered as divided into Four Zones, with the various Objects of Interest found in each.
    • The First Zone.
    • The Second Zone.
    • The Fertile Belt of Rupert’s Land.
    • Animal Life on the Fertile Belt.
    • The Third Zone—The Dismal Swamp in the United States.
    • Fossil Footmarks of Birds.
    • The Big-Bone Lick.
    • The Fourth Zone.
    • Part 1—Chapter III.
      • The Prairies, Plains of the West, and Passes of the Rocky Mountains.
      • The Prairies.
      • The Barren Plains in the Far West.
      • The Rocky Mountains.
      • Parks.
      • The Sage Cock.
      • Winter Scene among the Rocky Mountains.
      • The Horned Frog.
      • Fur-Trappers of the Far West.
      • Oil Springs.
      • Mammoth Trees and Caverns of Calaveras.
    • The Prairies, Plains of the West, and Passes of the Rocky Mountains.
    • The Prairies.
    • The Barren Plains in the Far West.
    • The Rocky Mountains.
    • Parks.
    • The Sage Cock.
    • Winter Scene among the Rocky Mountains.
    • The Horned Frog.
    • Fur-Trappers of the Far West.
    • Oil Springs.
    • Mammoth Trees and Caverns of Calaveras.
    • Part 1—Chapter IV.
      • General Survey of the Zoology of North America.
    • General Survey of the Zoology of North America.
    • Part 1—Chapter V.
      • Description of Various Animals—Ruminants.
      • The Moose, or Elk.
    • Description of Various Animals—Ruminants.
    • The Moose, or Elk.
    • Part 1—Chapter VI.
      • Rodents.
      • The Beaver.
      • The Musk-Rat, or Musquash.
      • Prairie-Dogs.
      • The Porcupine.
    • Rodents.
    • The Beaver.
    • The Musk-Rat, or Musquash.
    • Prairie-Dogs.
    • The Porcupine.
    • Part 1—Chapter VII.
      • Carnivora.
      • The Black Bear.
      • The Grizzly Bear.
      • Wolves.
      • Lynxes.
      • The Wolverene, or Glutton.
      • The Raccoon.
      • The Agouaha, or Crab-Eating Raccoon.
      • The Ermine.
      • The Pine-Marten.
      • The Otter.
      • The Skunk.
      • The Pekan, or Wood-Shock.
      • The Mink.
      • Marsupials, or Pouched Animals:—The Virginian or Common Opossum.
    • Carnivora.
    • The Black Bear.
    • The Grizzly Bear.
    • Wolves.
    • Lynxes.
    • The Wolverene, or Glutton.
    • The Raccoon.
    • The Agouaha, or Crab-Eating Raccoon.
    • The Ermine.
    • The Pine-Marten.
    • The Otter.
    • The Skunk.
    • The Pekan, or Wood-Shock.
    • The Mink.
    • Marsupials, or Pouched Animals:—The Virginian or Common Opossum.
    • Part 1—Chapter VIII.
      • The Feathered Tribes of North America.
      • The Bald or White-Headed Eagle.
      • The Wild Turkey.
      • The Ocellated Turkey.
      • The Canvas-Back Duck.
      • The Summer Duck.
      • The Pinnated Grouse, or Prairie Hen.
      • The Ruffed Grouse, or American Pheasant.
      • Passenger-Pigeons.
      • Humming-Birds.
      • The Cow-Bird.
      • The Blue-Bird.
      • The Snow-Bird.
      • The Carolina Parrot.
    • The Feathered Tribes of North America.
    • The Bald or White-Headed Eagle.
    • The Wild Turkey.
    • The Ocellated Turkey.
    • The Canvas-Back Duck.
    • The Summer Duck.
    • The Pinnated Grouse, or Prairie Hen.
    • The Ruffed Grouse, or American Pheasant.
    • Passenger-Pigeons.
    • Humming-Birds.
    • The Cow-Bird.
    • The Blue-Bird.
    • The Snow-Bird.
    • The Carolina Parrot.
    • Part 1—Chapter IX.
      • Reptiles.
      • Tortoises:—The Lettered Terrapin.
      • The Chicken Tortoise.
      • The Salt-Water Terrapin.
      • The Box Tortoise.
      • The Mud Tortoise.
      • The Alligator Terrapin.
      • The Snapping Turtle.
      • Lizards:—The Six-Lined Taraguina.
      • The Glass Snake.
      • The Anolis.
      • The Crowned Tapayaxin.
      • Snakes:—The Rattlesnake.
      • The Banded and Military Rattlesnakes.
      • The Corn Snake.
      • The Thunder Snake.
      • The Chicken Snake.
      • The Milk or House Snake.
      • The Black Snake.
      • The Coach-Whip Snake.
      • Frogs:—The Bull Frog.
      • The Solitary Frog.
      • The Savannah Cricket Frog.
      • The Changeable Tree Frog.
      • The Spotted Eft.
      • The Menopoma.
      • The Congo Snake.
      • The Necturus.
      • The Siren, or Mud Eel.
      • Grasshoppers, or Locusts.
    • Reptiles.
    • Tortoises:—The Lettered Terrapin.
    • The Chicken Tortoise.
    • The Salt-Water Terrapin.
    • The Box Tortoise.
    • The Mud Tortoise.
    • The Alligator Terrapin.
    • The Snapping Turtle.
    • Lizards:—The Six-Lined Taraguina.
    • The Glass Snake.
    • The Anolis.
    • The Crowned Tapayaxin.
    • Snakes:—The Rattlesnake.
    • The Banded and Military Rattlesnakes.
    • The Corn Snake.
    • The Thunder Snake.
    • The Chicken Snake.
    • The Milk or House Snake.
    • The Black Snake.
    • The Coach-Whip Snake.
    • Frogs:—The Bull Frog.
    • The Solitary Frog.
    • The Savannah Cricket Frog.
    • The Changeable Tree Frog.
    • The Spotted Eft.
    • The Menopoma.
    • The Congo Snake.
    • The Necturus.
    • The Siren, or Mud Eel.
    • Grasshoppers, or Locusts.
    • Part 2—Chapter I.
      • Mexico and Central America.
      • Mexico.
      • Birds of Mexico:—The Scarlet Tanager.
      • The Anis, or Savannah Blackbird.
      • Massina’s Trogon—The Mexican Trogon.
      • The Resplendent Trogon.
      • Reptiles:—The Rhinophryne.
      • The Axolotl.
    • Mexico and Central America.
    • Mexico.
    • Birds of Mexico:—The Scarlet Tanager.
    • The Anis, or Savannah Blackbird.
    • Massina’s Trogon—The Mexican Trogon.
    • The Resplendent Trogon.
    • Reptiles:—The Rhinophryne.
    • The Axolotl.
    • Part 2—Chapter II.
      • Central America.
      • Honduras and the Mosquito Country.
      • Fauna.
      • The Mahogany-Tree.
      • Humming-Birds:—The Slender Shear-Tail.
      • The Rufus Flame-Bearer.
      • Princess Helena’s Coquette.
      • The Sparkling-Tail Humming-Bird.
      • Locusts.
    • Central America.
    • Honduras and the Mosquito Country.
    • Fauna.
    • The Mahogany-Tree.
    • Humming-Birds:—The Slender Shear-Tail.
    • The Rufus Flame-Bearer.
    • Princess Helena’s Coquette.
    • The Sparkling-Tail Humming-Bird.
    • Locusts.
    • Part 2—Chapter III.
      • Ruins of Central America.
      • Stone Quarries.
      • Palenque.
      • Ruins of Quiché.
      • Uxmal.
      • Other Ruins.
    • Ruins of Central America.
    • Stone Quarries.
    • Palenque.
    • Ruins of Quiché.
    • Uxmal.
    • Other Ruins.
    • Part 3—Chapter I.
      • South America.
      • Scenes of Ancient Days.
    • South America.
    • Scenes of Ancient Days.
    • Part 3—Chapter II.
      • A General View of South America.
    • A General View of South America.
    • Part 3—Chapter III.
      • Valley of the Amazon.
      • Scenes on the Amazon.
      • The Rainy Season.
      • Storms.
      • The Pororocca.
    • Valley of the Amazon.
    • Scenes on the Amazon.
    • The Rainy Season.
    • Storms.
    • The Pororocca.
    • Part 3—Chapter IV.
      • Character of Vegetation on the Banks.
      • The Gapo.
      • Trip up an Igarape into the Interior.
      • The Campos.
      • Geology of the Amazonian Valley.
      • A Day and Night on the Amazon, with their Sights and Sounds.
    • Character of Vegetation on the Banks.
    • The Gapo.
    • Trip up an Igarape into the Interior.
    • The Campos.
    • Geology of the Amazonian Valley.
    • A Day and Night on the Amazon, with their Sights and Sounds.
    • Part 3—Chapter V.
      • The Cordilleras.
    • The Cordilleras.
    • Part 3—Chapter VI.
      • Southern and Western Shores of the Continent.
    • Southern and Western Shores of the Continent.
    • Part 3—Chapter VII.
      • The Indians of the Cordilleras.
      • The Native Indians.
      • The Puna.
    • The Indians of the Cordilleras.
    • The Native Indians.
    • The Puna.
    • Part 3—Chapter VIII.
      • The Wild Animals of the Cordilleras.
      • The Llama.
      • The Alpaca.
      • The Huanucu.
      • The Vicuña.
      • The Condor.
    • The Wild Animals of the Cordilleras.
    • The Llama.
    • The Alpaca.
    • The Huanucu.
    • The Vicuña.
    • The Condor.
    • Part 3—Chapter IX.
      • The Vegetable Productions of the Cordilleras.
      • Chinchona or Peruvian Bark.
    • The Vegetable Productions of the Cordilleras.
    • Chinchona or Peruvian Bark.
    • Part 3—Chapter X.
      • Humming-Birds (Trochilidae) of the Cordilleras and Western Coast.
      • Sword-Bill Humming-Bird.
      • Copper-Bellied Puff-Leg.
      • White-Booted Racket-Tail.
      • Columbian Thorn-Bill.
      • Black Warrior.
      • The Sickle-Bill.
      • Mars’ Sun-Angel.
      • Heliangelus Clarissa.
      • Snow-Cap Humming-Bird.
      • Spangled Coquette.
      • Train-Bearer (Leobia Amaryllis).
      • Hill Star.
      • The Sappho Comet.
      • The Phaon Comet—Blue-Tailed Sylph.
    • Humming-Birds (Trochilidae) of the Cordilleras and Western Coast.
    • Sword-Bill Humming-Bird.
    • Copper-Bellied Puff-Leg.
    • White-Booted Racket-Tail.
    • Columbian Thorn-Bill.
    • Black Warrior.
    • The Sickle-Bill.
    • Mars’ Sun-Angel.
    • Heliangelus Clarissa.
    • Snow-Cap Humming-Bird.
    • Spangled Coquette.
    • Train-Bearer (Leobia Amaryllis).
    • Hill Star.
    • The Sappho Comet.
    • The Phaon Comet—Blue-Tailed Sylph.
    • Part 3—Chapter XI.
      • Mammalia.
      • The Savage Inhabitants of the Amazonian Valley.
      • The Puma.
      • The Jaguar.
      • Ant-Eaters.
      • Myrmecophaga Tamandua.
      • Little Ant-Eater.
      • The Sloth.
      • The Tapir.
      • The Peccary.
      • Hydrochaerus Capybara.
      • Agouti Dasyprocta.
      • The Paca (Coelogenys).
      • The Armadillo.
      • The Opossum.
      • The Crab-Eating Opossum.
      • Merian’s Opossum.
      • Yapock Opossum.
      • Bats.
    • Mammalia.
    • The Savage Inhabitants of the Amazonian Valley.
    • The Puma.
    • The Jaguar.
    • Ant-Eaters.
    • Myrmecophaga Tamandua.
    • Little Ant-Eater.
    • The Sloth.
    • The Tapir.
    • The Peccary.
    • Hydrochaerus Capybara.
    • Agouti Dasyprocta.
    • The Paca (Coelogenys).
    • The Armadillo.
    • The Opossum.
    • The Crab-Eating Opossum.
    • Merian’s Opossum.
    • Yapock Opossum.
    • Bats.
    • Part 3—Chapter XII.
      • Quadrumana.
      • Monkeys.
      • Spider-Monkeys.
      • The Chemeck.
      • Macaco Barrigudo.
      • The Uakari.
      • Alouattes, or Howlers.
      • The Cuxio (Bearded Saki).
      • The Cacajao.
      • Marmosets, or Midas Monkeys.
      • Midas Ursulus.
      • Midas Leoninas, or Jacchus Rosalia.
      • Midas Argentatus.
      • Sai Capicinus.
      • Horned Capucin.
      • The Common Capucin.
      • Parauacu.
      • Pithecia Hirsuta—Pithecia Albicans.
      • Saimibi—Callithrix—Teetee—Collared Teetee.
      • Night Apes, or Douroucouli.
    • Quadrumana.
    • Monkeys.
    • Spider-Monkeys.
    • The Chemeck.
    • Macaco Barrigudo.
    • The Uakari.
    • Alouattes, or Howlers.
    • The Cuxio (Bearded Saki).
    • The Cacajao.
    • Marmosets, or Midas Monkeys.
    • Midas Ursulus.
    • Midas Leoninas, or Jacchus Rosalia.
    • Midas Argentatus.
    • Sai Capicinus.
    • Horned Capucin.
    • The Common Capucin.
    • Parauacu.
    • Pithecia Hirsuta—Pithecia Albicans.
    • Saimibi—Callithrix—Teetee—Collared Teetee.
    • Night Apes, or Douroucouli.
    • Part 3—Chapter XIII.
      • Birds.
      • Humming-Birds.
      • Topaz Humming-Bird.
      • Ara Humming-Bird.
      • The Racket-Tail Humming-Bird.
      • The Cayenne Fairy.
      • Cotingas.
      • The Campanero, or Bell-Bird.
      • The Umbrella, or Fife-Bird.
      • The Cock of the Rocks.
      • Golden-Winged Manakin.
      • Goatsuckers.
      • Caciques.
      • Toucans.
      • The Realejo, or Organ-Bird.
      • The Curassow.
      • Macaws.
      • Parrots.
      • Anaca Parrot.
      • Marianna Parrot.
      • Trogons.
      • The Resplendent Trogon.
      • Jacamars.
      • The Jacana.
      • Frigate-Bird Pelicans.
      • The Horned Screamer.
      • Vultures.
      • The Black Vulture.
      • The Turkey-Buzzard.
    • Birds.
    • Humming-Birds.
    • Topaz Humming-Bird.
    • Ara Humming-Bird.
    • The Racket-Tail Humming-Bird.
    • The Cayenne Fairy.
    • Cotingas.
    • The Campanero, or Bell-Bird.
    • The Umbrella, or Fife-Bird.
    • The Cock of the Rocks.
    • Golden-Winged Manakin.
    • Goatsuckers.
    • Caciques.
    • Toucans.
    • The Realejo, or Organ-Bird.
    • The Curassow.
    • Macaws.
    • Parrots.
    • Anaca Parrot.
    • Marianna Parrot.
    • Trogons.
    • The Resplendent Trogon.
    • Jacamars.
    • The Jacana.
    • Frigate-Bird Pelicans.
    • The Horned Screamer.
    • Vultures.
    • The Black Vulture.
    • The Turkey-Buzzard.
    • Part 3—Chapter XIV.
      • Reptiles.
      • Alligators.
      • The Iguana.
      • Geckos.
      • The Anaconda.
      • The Boa.
      • The Spotted Boa.
      • The Ringed Boa.
      • The Rattlesnake.
      • The Fer De Lance.
      • The Bushmaster.
      • Labarri, or Elaps Lemniscatus.
      • Whip Snakes.
      • The Green Snake.
      • Frogs and Toads.
      • The Surinam Toad.
      • Tortoises.
      • The Chelys Matamata.
    • Reptiles.
    • Alligators.
    • The Iguana.
    • Geckos.
    • The Anaconda.
    • The Boa.
    • The Spotted Boa.
    • The Ringed Boa.
    • The Rattlesnake.
    • The Fer De Lance.
    • The Bushmaster.
    • Labarri, or Elaps Lemniscatus.
    • Whip Snakes.
    • The Green Snake.
    • Frogs and Toads.
    • The Surinam Toad.
    • Tortoises.
    • The Chelys Matamata.
    • Part 3—Chapter XV.
      • Wonders of Insect Life.
      • Termites, or White Ants.
      • Sauba Ants.
      • The Amphisbaena.
      • Ecitons.
      • Robber Ecitons.
      • Blind Ants.
      • Centipeds—Cockroaches—Fire-Ants.
      • Insects—Fire-Flies.
      • Suspended Cocoons.
      • Lantern-Fly.
      • The Tanana.
      • Wood Beetles.
      • Spiders.
      • Bees and Wasps.
      • Butterflies.
    • Wonders of Insect Life.
    • Termites, or White Ants.
    • Sauba Ants.
    • The Amphisbaena.
    • Ecitons.
    • Robber Ecitons.
    • Blind Ants.
    • Centipeds—Cockroaches—Fire-Ants.
    • Insects—Fire-Flies.
    • Suspended Cocoons.
    • Lantern-Fly.
    • The Tanana.
    • Wood Beetles.
    • Spiders.
    • Bees and Wasps.
    • Butterflies.
    • Part 3—Chapter XVI.
      • Wonders of the Forest.
      • Aspects of the Forest.
      • Buttress Trees.
      • Sipos or Wild Vines.
      • The Cow-Tree.
      • Monkeys’ Drinking-Cups—Brazil-Nut Tree.
      • The Victoria Regia.
      • Palms.
    • Wonders of the Forest.
    • Aspects of the Forest.
    • Buttress Trees.
    • Sipos or Wild Vines.
    • The Cow-Tree.
    • Monkeys’ Drinking-Cups—Brazil-Nut Tree.
    • The Victoria Regia.
    • Palms.
    • Part 3—Chapter XVII.
      • The Wonders of the Waters.
      • The Manatee, or Cow-Fish.
      • Piranha.
      • The Diodon.
      • The Acara.
      • Anableps.
      • The Parrot-Fish.
      • The Gymnotus.
      • Localisation of Fish.
      • Gymnotus, or Electric Eel.
      • Sting-Rays.
      • Serrosalmus Piraya.
      • The Caribe.
      • Adaptation of Animals to their destined Mode of Existence.
    • The Wonders of the Waters.
    • The Manatee, or Cow-Fish.
    • Piranha.
    • The Diodon.
    • The Acara.
    • Anableps.
    • The Parrot-Fish.
    • The Gymnotus.
    • Localisation of Fish.
    • Gymnotus, or Electric Eel.
    • Sting-Rays.
    • Serrosalmus Piraya.
    • The Caribe.
    • Adaptation of Animals to their destined Mode of Existence.
    • Part 3—Chapter XVIII.
      • Natives of the Valley of the Amazon.
      • The Mundurucus.
      • General Character of the Natives.
      • The Purupurus.
      • The Catauixis.
    • Natives of the Valley of the Amazon.
    • The Mundurucus.
    • General Character of the Natives.
    • The Purupurus.
    • The Catauixis.
    • Part 3—Chapter XIX.
      • Indian Weapons and Modes of Killing Game.
      • The Blow-Pipe.
      • Wourali Poison.
      • Timbó.
      • Mode of Shooting and Netting Turtle.
      • Another Mode of Catching Fish.
      • Poisoning Birds.
      • The Long-Bow.
      • Stalking Game.
      • Mode of Killing Alligators.
      • Turtle-Catching and Collecting Eggs.
      • Oil from Turtles’ Eggs.
      • Fishing-Nets and Baskets.
      • Canoes.
      • Musical Instruments.
    • Indian Weapons and Modes of Killing Game.
    • The Blow-Pipe.
    • Wourali Poison.
    • Timbó.
    • Mode of Shooting and Netting Turtle.
    • Another Mode of Catching Fish.
    • Poisoning Birds.
    • The Long-Bow.
    • Stalking Game.
    • Mode of Killing Alligators.
    • Turtle-Catching and Collecting Eggs.
    • Oil from Turtles’ Eggs.
    • Fishing-Nets and Baskets.
    • Canoes.
    • Musical Instruments.
    • Part 4—Chapter I.
      • Northern Regions of South America.
      • Venezuela.
      • Humming-Birds.
      • Trees.
      • The Llaneros.
    • Northern Regions of South America.
    • Venezuela.
    • Humming-Birds.
    • Trees.
    • The Llaneros.
    • Part 4—Chapter II.
      • Guiana.
      • Rivers:—The Essequibo.
      • The Berbice River.
      • The Arecuna Indians.
      • The Corentyn River.
      • The Demerara River.
      • Native Tribes.
      • The Arawaks.
      • The Guaranis.
      • The Macusis.
      • The Acawoios.
      • Mounds full of Human Remains.
      • Vegetable Productions.
    • Guiana.
    • Rivers:—The Essequibo.
    • The Berbice River.
    • The Arecuna Indians.
    • The Corentyn River.
    • The Demerara River.
    • Native Tribes.
    • The Arawaks.
    • The Guaranis.
    • The Macusis.
    • The Acawoios.
    • Mounds full of Human Remains.
    • Vegetable Productions.
    • Part 4—Chapter III.
      • Central Brazil.
    • Central Brazil.
    • Part 5—Chapter I.
      • Southern Regions of South America.
      • Geography and Native Tribes.
      • The Pampero.
      • Natives of La Plata and its Tributaries—The Pampas and Patagonia.
      • The Guaranis and their Descendants.
      • The Querandis or Pehuelches.
      • The Payaguas.
      • Indians of Bolivia—Native Apothecaries.
      • Tribes of the Gran Chaco.
      • Jesuit Missions.
      • Language.
    • Southern Regions of South America.
    • Geography and Native Tribes.
    • The Pampero.
    • Natives of La Plata and its Tributaries—The Pampas and Patagonia.
    • The Guaranis and their Descendants.
    • The Querandis or Pehuelches.
    • The Payaguas.
    • Indians of Bolivia—Native Apothecaries.
    • Tribes of the Gran Chaco.
    • Jesuit Missions.
    • Language.
    • Part 5—Chapter II.
      • Paraguay.
      • The Parana.
      • Natives.
      • Mountain Scenery.
      • Gregarious Spiders.
      • The Chigo, or Sand-Flea.
      • Fish in the Parana.
    • Paraguay.
    • The Parana.
    • Natives.
    • Mountain Scenery.
    • Gregarious Spiders.
    • The Chigo, or Sand-Flea.
    • Fish in the Parana.
    • Part 5—Chapter III.
      • The Pampas.
      • Gauchos of the Pampas.
      • Breaking-in Colts.
      • Patagonians.
      • Deer of the Pampas.
      • Nata Cattle.
      • The Bizcacha.
      • The Peruvian Bizcacha and Chinchilla.
      • The Tucutuco (Ctenomys Braziliensis).
      • The Rhea.
      • Caracara Polyborus.
      • Owls of the Pampas (Athene Cuniculaeia).
      • The Pampas Cuckoo (Molothrus Niger).
      • The Calandria (Mina Orpheus).
      • Flamingoes.
      • Oven-Birds.
      • The Little House-Builder.
      • The Scissor-Beak.
      • Parrots.
      • The Boat-Bill Heron.
    • The Pampas.
    • Gauchos of the Pampas.
    • Breaking-in Colts.
    • Patagonians.
    • Deer of the Pampas.
    • Nata Cattle.
    • The Bizcacha.
    • The Peruvian Bizcacha and Chinchilla.
    • The Tucutuco (Ctenomys Braziliensis).
    • The Rhea.
    • Caracara Polyborus.
    • Owls of the Pampas (Athene Cuniculaeia).
    • The Pampas Cuckoo (Molothrus Niger).
    • The Calandria (Mina Orpheus).
    • Flamingoes.
    • Oven-Birds.
    • The Little House-Builder.
    • The Scissor-Beak.
    • Parrots.
    • The Boat-Bill Heron.
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