Science: Kangarfox

From the Argentine came news of a new mammal, the kangarfox, with a body like a kangaroo, a cat's head, the fur of a fox and "the soft, melancholy eyes of a Jersey cow." It climbs like a squirrel, dives like an otter, is amphibious, nocturnal, omnivorous. Said The Boston Transcript, referring to the man who reported this quaint creature: "Weaker men, men with lower standards of truth, might have tried to fob you off with a cock and bull story of how the kangarfox holds the Argentinian record for quick typewriting and is...

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