I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty.
The Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle includes an account of the Fossil Mammalia, by Professor Owen; of the Living Mammalia, by Mr.
I have myself published separate volumes on the 'Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs;' on the 'Volcanic Islands visited during the Voyage of the Beagle;' and on the 'Geology of South America.' The sixth volume of the 'Geological Transactions' contains two papers of mine on the Erratic Boulders and Volcanic Phenomena of South America.
Bynoe, the surgeon of the Beagle, for his very kind attention to me when I was ill at Valparaiso.
I tell you I will see you in the afternoon."--"What the devil would you have me do?" cries the squire, turning to Blifil; "I can no more turn her, than a beagle
can turn an old hare.
,' as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent.
"You old flea-headed woodchuck-chaser," I said to him--"you moon- baying, rabbit-pointing, eggstealing old beagle
, can't you see that I don't want to leave you?
Every year he invites some friends, who just happen to have beagles
, to come to central Illinois for a two-day rabbit hunt.
with certain variants in a gene that is associated with autism were more likely to sidle up to and make physical contact with a human stranger, researchers report September 29 in Scientific Reports.
Lovingly made by 41-year-old Gareth Price and his team, building mastermind Paul Adams and designer Gordon Webber, the group spent nearly six months working on the pooch for campaign group Save the Harlan Beagles
HOUND PEDIGREE The good news is well-bred hunting beagles
are much less expensive than bird dogs.
The annual Boxing Day meet brought together the Colne Valley Beagles
and the Holme Valley Beagles