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Tasmanian Friends and Foes: Feathered, Furred, and Finned

Nature volume 23, pages 143144 | Download Citation

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IT will probably be granted that there is developed in most people a fondness for certain of what we are pleased to call the lower forms of animals. Such are made pets of for various reasons: the sweetness of their song, the brightness of their plumage, the splendour of their scales—these phenomena act as causes that attract the senses. Their sometimes fond and gentle ways make of some, prime favourites, while a sense of their usefulness makes again of others indispensable companions to man.

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