Science: Fish, Flesh, Fowl

Bandicoots, Fruit Pigeons, Tasmanian Devils

While archaeologists and paleontologists are uncovering extinct monsters and ancient races, a corresponding outbreak of interest in the natural history of existing animals is in progress. Numerous expeditions are daily finding rare or previously unknown species. Many of these expeditions are supported by the American Museum of Natural History.

The Faunthorpe Indian expedition has sent to the Museum fine specimens of the Indian rhinosceros and bison. A collection of more than 1,100 specimens of Australian mammals, reptiles, birds and amphibians has arrived in charge of Harry...

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