. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 684 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. Other, very much as children in the streets biiild their oyster-shell grottoes. The labor must have been considerable, even if the spider had nothing to do but to arrange and fasten together pieces of leaves which had already been selected.. Tufted Spider. Spherical Spider Nesta. The large, oval, cocoon-like nests which are seen in the ac- companying illustration are made by the Tufted Spider of the West Indies, a creature which der

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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 684 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. Other, very much as children in the streets biiild their oyster-shell grottoes. The labor must have been considerable, even if the spider had nothing to do but to arrange and fasten together pieces of leaves which had already been selected.. Tufted Spider. Spherical Spider Nesta. The large, oval, cocoon-like nests which are seen in the ac- companying illustration are made by the Tufted Spider of the West Indies, a creature which der
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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 684 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. Other, very much as children in the streets biiild their oyster-shell grottoes. The labor must have been considerable, even if the spider had nothing to do but to arrange and fasten together pieces of leaves which had already been selected.. Tufted Spider. Spherical Spider Nesta. The large, oval, cocoon-like nests which are seen in the ac- companying illustration are made by the Tufted Spider of the West Indies, a creature which derives its name from the remark- able tufts of stiff, bristle-like hairs which decorate the limbs. A very fine specimen of this remarkable Spider is now before me, having been taken out of its bottle with extreme difficulty, owing to the great length of the limbs, and the weight of the prolonged abdomen. The length of the body is one inch and a half, of which meas- urement the abdomen alone occupies two thirds. The average circumference of the abdomen is five sixths of an inch; and, as it. 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.. Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889; Keyl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1823-1871; Smith, E. A. (Edward Alfred); Pearson, G. (George). New York : Harper & Brothers

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