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A Popular Account of Chamæleons1

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THE animal to which I propose especially to direct your attention to-day is one which has been the subject of many observations, and has inspired great interest from the most ancient times.


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    See his "De Quadrupedibus Digitatis viviparis", 1645, book ii. p. 668.

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    See his "Historiæ Animalium", book ii. p. 2. The work was published in 1554.

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    See Würzburg naturwiss. Zeitschr., iii. 1861, pp. 10–42.

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