. The naturalist in La Plata. Armadillo killing Snake. captures mice ; when preying on snakes it proceedsin another manner. A friend of mine, a carefulobserver, who was engaged in cattle-breedingamongst the stony sierras near Cape Corrientes, de-scribed to me an encounter he witnessed betweenan armadillo and a poisonous snake. While seatedon the hillside one day he observed a snake, abouttwenty inches in length, lying coiled up on a stonefive or six yards beneath him. By-and-by, a hairy Some curious Animal Weapons. 73 armadillo appeared trotting directly towards it.Apparently tlie snake percei
RM2AG9MRP. The naturalist in La Plata. Armadillo killing Snake. captures mice ; when preying on snakes it proceedsin another manner. A friend of mine, a carefulobserver, who was engaged in cattle-breedingamongst the stony sierras near Cape Corrientes, de-scribed to me an encounter he witnessed betweenan armadillo and a poisonous snake. While seatedon the hillside one day he observed a snake, abouttwenty inches in length, lying coiled up on a stonefive or six yards beneath him. By-and-by, a hairy Some curious Animal Weapons. 73 armadillo appeared trotting directly towards it.Apparently tlie snake percei