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A history of British fossil mammals and birds
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London, John Van Voorst, 1846
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top-margin annotation Ch. Darwin
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annotation Owen — Queries ?
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annotation vertically crossed p. 81.—t01
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t02 - `83, 7' horizontally crossed
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annotation vertically crossed p 212—    Refernc to Corsica cavern
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annotation p 441 & 432 { How «far are» ‹were› Anoplotherium & Palaeotherium «‹or rather the t›» distinct ; are thy are as distinct as «are at» present «the» unequal & equal-toed Pach-Rum:---- or rather were th two Eocene groups of equal and unequal toed animals as distinct, as present 2 groups —

annotation      p 245. weight of tusks 160 lb.

annotation      All Intr■oduct■ion
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annotation It is important S. Americ havg Mammal in Eocene Toxodon ■ & Rio Negro & Miocene Mastodon /

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annotation XX Most of caves animals also found in Strata This looks as if record not so imperfect }
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annotation p. 131.    How few skeletons even «any number of» perfect Crania! though enough to make out species

annotation in dark brown ink Oxen [he means `Owen'?] B. Blanca. Toxodon plateumt01
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annotation cancelled How far can close species be distinguished by skeletons for instance Amercn & English Beaver

annotation How isolated would th Elephant be without fossils— How th pachydermata & Ruminanta fall into 2 new classes with this [?]art01 Mastodon & Dinotherium to connect it with Tapir? or Palaeotherium
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annotation XXI.    Dinotherium & narrow t. Mastodon diminish distance between Lophiodon & Elelphant

annotation XXXVII — On relation of fossil to recent mammals of same districts to XLIII no fossil Mammal in N. Zealand — XLIV except seal. — Huxley.—t01
t01 - `except seal ... Huxley.—' in brown ink

annotation 87.    variability in rudimentary premolar in Ursus ‹sl› spelaeus
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annotation 111    Badger oldest existing Mammal Red Crag

annotation 133 ; 2 varieties of Dog ‹in› doubtful case.— (Q)
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annotation 173.    Domestic cat. not frm F. maniculata
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annotation 197.    On th animals which have existed since Peat cd form in Britain.—
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annotation 212    Rabbit Bones in Corsica
     214 Lagomys do & in Britain

annotation N.B variability of Tusks of male Elephant in India is a variable sexual character
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annotation 261    Southern range of Mammoth in America. p 359 of «woolly Rhinoceros in Tuscany»

annotation 296    Mastodon older than Elephas & intermdiate in structure of teeth
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annotation 334 342 } affinity shown by rudimentary organ

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annotation 394    Elasmotherium forms link between Horse & Rhinoceros, especially some fossil Horses.

annotation 413. fossil genera between Sus & Hippopotamus
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annotation 432 Anophotherium, remarks on rudimentry teeth in Ruminants ; young of latter approach anoplotherium.—
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annotation (N.B. A form whilst forming would not spread —?)

annotation p. 436 cannon-bone double

annotation 540    on Rudimentry teeth in Whales ,& embryonic character in Ruminants
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annotation 514. Bos longifrons parent of British wild cattle