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INDEX.

  • Mammalia, fossil, 81, 127, 130, 155, 173, 371
  • Man, antiquity of, 358
  • ——, fossil remains of, 370
  • ——, body frozen, 249
  • ——, fear of, an acquired instinct, 400
  • ——, extinction of races, 435, 448
  • Mares killed for their hides, 154
  • Mare's flesh eaten by troops, 101
  • Mastodon, 127, 130
  • Matter, granular, movements in, 100
  • Mauritius, 483
  • Maypu river, 316
  • Megalouyx, 81, 131
  • Megatherium, 81, 83, 131
  • Mendoza, climate of, 323
  • ————, 330
  • Mexico, elevation of, 132
  • Miasmata, 365, 435
  • Mice inhabit sterile places, 360
  • ——, number of, in America, 49
  • ——, how transported, 288, 378
  • —— different on opposite sides of Andes, 326
  • —— of the Galapagos, 378
  • —— of Ascension, 492
  • Millepora, 464
  • Mills for grinding ores, 266
  • Mimosæ, 25
  • Mimus, 54, 394, 399
  • Miners, condition of, 260, 265, 339, 346
  • Mines, 260, 340, 346
  • ——, how discovered, 317
  • Missionaries at New Zealand, 425
  • Mitchell, Sir T., on valleys of Australia, 438
  • Mocking-bird, 54, 394, 399
  • Molina, omits description of certain birds, 271
  • Molothrus, habits of, 52
  • Monkeys with prehensile tails, 28
  • Monte Video, 40, 142
  • Moresby, Capt., on a great crab, 463
  • ——————— on coral-reefs, 479
  • Mount Sarmiento, 233, 241
  • ——— Tarn, 234
  • Mountains, elevation of, 312
  • Movements in granular matter, 100
  • Mud, chalk-like, 465
  • —— disturbed by earthquake, 306
  • Mules, 315
  • Muniz, Sig., on niata cattle, 145
  • Murray, Mr., on spiders, 161
  • Mylodon, 81, 131, 155
  • Myopotamus Coipus, 287
 
  • Negress with goitre, 314
  • Negro, Rio, 63, 149
  • ——— lieutenant, 76
  • New Caledonia, reef of, 469, 471, 477
  • —— Zealand, 417
  • Niata cattle, 145
  • Noises from a hill, 361
  • Noses, ceremony of pressing, 423
  • Nothura, 45
  • Notopod, crustacean, 161
  • Nulliporæ, incrustations like, 9
  • ———— protecting reefs, 498
 
  • Octopus, habits of, 7
  • Oily coating on sea, 17
  • Olfersia, 10
  • Opetiorhynchus, 289
  • Opuntia Galapageia, 374
  • ——— Darwinii, 165
  • ———, 261
  • Orange-trees self-sown, 120
  • Ores, gold, 266
  • Ornithorhynchus, 441
  • Ornithology of Galapagos, 378, 394
  • Osorno, volcano of, 273, 275, 291
  • Ostrich, habits of, 43, 89
  • Ostrich's eggs, 113
  • Otaheite, 403
  • Otter, 287
  • Ova in sea, 17
  • Oven-bird, 95
  • Owen, Capt., on a drought in Africa, 133
  • ——, Professor, on the Capybara, 50
  • ————————— fossil quadrupeds, 81 to 84, 1.30, 155
  • ————————— nostrils of the Gallinazo, 185
  • Owl of Pampas, 70, 125
  • Oxyurus, 237, 289
  • Oysters, gigantic, 170
 
  • Paint, white, 221
  • Pallas on Siberia, 67
  • Palm-trees in La Plata, 46
  • ————— in Chile, 256
  • —————, south limit of, 244
  • Palms absent at Galapagos, 375