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. Cassell's natural history. Animals; Animal behavior. 244 XATVItAL HISTORY. letter (December, 1859) accompanying the bottled specimen first ti-ansmitteJ to England, we gather the following history:—"The Calabar people call it Angwdiilibo—amjwdii means a farm, but we do not know the etymology of the second part of the word, and cannot say whether it arose from any habit peculiar to the animal. It lives in trees ; but, being nocturnal, the people know exceedingly little about it. Tliey cannot tell what it eats. A lad whom I asked said that he lived in the house, and it lived ill the bush,

. Cassell's natural history. Animals; Animal behavior. 244 XATVItAL HISTORY. letter (December, 1859) accompanying the bottled specimen first ti-ansmitteJ to England, we gather the following history:—"The Calabar people call it Angwdiilibo—amjwdii means a farm, but we do not know the etymology of the second part of the word, and cannot say whether it arose from any habit peculiar to the animal. It lives in trees ; but, being nocturnal, the people know exceedingly little about it. Tliey cannot tell what it eats. A lad whom I asked said that he lived in the house, and it lived ill the bush,  Stock Photo
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. Cassell's natural history. Animals; Animal behavior. 244 XATVItAL HISTORY. letter (December, 1859) accompanying the bottled specimen first ti-ansmitteJ to England, we gather the following history:—"The Calabar people call it Angwdiilibo—amjwdii means a farm, but we do not know the etymology of the second part of the word, and cannot say whether it arose from any habit peculiar to the animal. It lives in trees ; but, being nocturnal, the people know exceedingly little about it. Tliey cannot tell what it eats. A lad whom I asked said that he lived in the house, and it lived ill the bush, how then could he know anything about it 1 My Krumen also recognised it as a. They consider the one sent as a young one, and say that in their country it common puss. Probably theirs is a different animal, but I cannot tell. They countryman of theirs, grows to the size of s call it Dwan, and say that it lays down the law to the other beasts, forbidding them to eat the young fruit when it begins to form on the trees. If tlie Monkey transgresses, the Divdn seizes him, and holds him there till he dies—yea, the Monkey rots in his grasp. They say they are shot together thus. If the Monkey gets the shot, the Dwan holds on ; if the Dwdn gets the shot, they fall together. The Krumen say that the Dwan eats fruit. This is all we know about it at present; and their (the Krumen's) account seems somewhat fabulous.". Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Duncan, P. Martin (Peter Martin), 1821-1891; Metcalf Collection (North Carolina State University). NCRS. London [etc] Cassell & Company, Limited

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