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" The nature of this lizard's food, as well as the structure of its tail and feet, and the fact of its having been seen voluntarily swimming out at sea, absolutely prove its aquatic habits; yet there is in this respect one strange anomaly, namely, that... "
What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle". - Page 54
by Charles Darwin - 1879 - 228 pages
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A popular history of reptiles: or, An introduction to the study of the class ...

Popular history - 1843
...respect, one strange anomaly, that, when frightened, it will not enter the water. " From this cause, it is easy to drive these Lizards down to any little...will sooner allow a person to catch hold of their tail, than jump into the water. They do not seem to have any notion of biting; but when much frightened,...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1846 - 336 pages
...its aquatic habits; yet there is in this respect one strange anomaly, namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. Hence it is easy to drive...frightened they squirt a drop of fluid from each nostril. I threw one several times as far as I could into a deep pool left by the retiring tide, but it invariably...
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Zoological Recreations

William John Broderip - Animal behavior - 1847 - 380 pages
...; namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. From this cause it is easy to drive the lizards down to any little point overhanging the sea,...will sooner allow a person to catch hold of their tail than jump into the water. They do not seem to have any notion of biting ; but when much frightened...
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Cassell's popular natural history

Cassell, ltd - 1859
...that, when frightened, it will not enter the water. THE AMBLYRHTNCUrS CKIMTATUS. " From this cause it is easy to drive these lizards down to any little...will sooner allow a person to catch hold of their tail than jump into the water. They do not seem to have any notion of biting ; but when much frightened,...
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Cassell's popular natural history, Volumes 3-4

Cassell, ltd - 1863
...that, when frightened, it will not enter the water. TIUJ AMBLYBHISCHU3 CIUSTATUS. " From this cause it is easy to drive these lizards down to any little point overhanging thesea, where they will sooner allow a person to catch hold of their tail than jump into the water....
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1873 - 519 pages
...aquatic habits ; yet there is in this respect one strange anomaly, namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. Hence it is easy to drive...do not seem to have any notion of biting ; but when mucii frightened they squirt a drop of fluid from each nostril. I threw one several times as far as...
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Reptiles and birds [tr.] ed. and adapted by P. Gillmore

Louis Guillaume Figuier - 1873
...respect one strange anomaly, namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. From this cause, it is easy to drive these lizards down to any little...will sooner allow a person to catch hold of their tail than jump into the water. They do not seem to have any notion of biting ; but when much frightened...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1876 - 519 pages
...aquatic habits ; yet there is in this respect one strange anonulr. namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. Hence it is easy to drive...their tails than jump into the water. They do not stem to have any notion of biting ; but when much frightened they squirt a drop of fluid from each...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1876 - 519 pages
...aquatic habits ; yet there is in this respect one strange anomaly, namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. Hence it is easy to drive...sea, where they will sooner allow a person to catch .iold of their tails than jump into the water. They do not seem to have any notion of biting ; but...
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Earth, Sea and Sky, Or, Marvels of the Universe: Being a Full and Graphic ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - Astronomy - 1887 - 864 pages
...respect one strange anomaly, namely, that when frightened it will not enter the water. From this cause, it is easy to drive these lizards down to any little...will sooner allow a person to catch hold of their tail than jump into the water. They do not seem to have any notion of biting ; but when much frightened...
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