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Gatherings of a naturalist in Australasia : being observations principally on the animal and vegetable productions of New South Wales, New Zealand, and some of the Austral Islands

Author: George Bennett
Publisher: London : J. Van Voorst, 1860.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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P.96-97; Method of catching platypus - words given for animal in Bathurst, Yass, Warwick, Tumut; p.109-115; Method of capture given by Yass R. native, Daraga, digging stick used; p.147-148; Name given to echidna by Darling Downs, Goulburn natives, method of cooking; p.155; Method of cooking opossum; p.217; Name given for emu by Tumut natives, use as food; p.288- 291; Types of larvae eaten, method of boomerang  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lithographs
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Bennett, George, 1804-1893.
Gatherings of a naturalist in Australasia.
London : J. Van Voorst, 1860
(OCoLC)595293367
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Bennett
OCLC Number: 1239397
Description: xii, 456 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by George Bennett.

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P.96-97; Method of catching platypus - words given for animal in Bathurst, Yass, Warwick, Tumut; p.109-115; Method of capture given by Yass R. native, Daraga, digging stick used; p.147-148; Name given to echidna by Darling Downs, Goulburn natives, method of cooking; p.155; Method of cooking opossum; p.217; Name given for emu by Tumut natives, use as food; p.288- 291; Types of larvae eaten, method of boomerang throwing, used in hunting, manufacture.

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