Diversions of a Naturalist by Sir E. Ray Lankester

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Author Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1847-1929
Title Diversions of a Naturalist
Contents On a Norwegian fiord -- Nature-reserves -- Far from the madding crowd -- The great grey seal -- The grouse and other birds -- The sand and pebbles of the seashore -- The constituents of a seabeach -- Quicksands and fire-stones -- Amber -- Sea-worms and sea-anemones -- Coral-makers and jelly-fish -- Shrimps, crabs, and barnacles -- Barnacles and other crustaceans -- The history of the barnacle and the goose -- More as to the barnacle and the goose -- Sea-shells on the seashore -- Sand-hoppers -- A Swiss interlude -- Science and dancing -- Courtship -- Courtship in animals and man -- Courtship and display -- Courtship, instinct and reason -- Daddy-Long-Legs -- The moth and the candle -- From ape to man -- The skeleton of apes and of man -- The brain of apes and of man -- The mind of apes and of man -- The missing link -- The supply of pure milk -- Christmas trees and other pine trees -- The lymph and the lymphatic system -- The blood and its circulation -- Fish and fast days -- Science and the unknown -- Divination and palmistry -- Toads found living in stone -- The divining-rod -- Birth-marks and telegony -- How to promote scientific discovery by money.
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Language English
LoC Class QH: Science: Natural history
Subject Natural history
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