The First Description of a Kangaroo

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ON reading Dr. Estreicher's letter under this heading in NATURE of March 19 (p. 60) I wrote to Mr. Petherick, who was kind enough to send me one of his articles on the subject reprinted from the British Australasian for May 6, 1897. This article gives the complete passage from Peter Martyr, part of which Dr. Estreicher quoted, evidently from memory.

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ALEXANDER, W. The First Description of a Kangaroo. Nature 93, 664 (1914) doi:10.1038/093664b0

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