Proceedings of the Tribunal Volume 9

Proceedings of the Tribunal Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... 5. A female seal does not suckle any pup save her own, and will drive away any other pups which approach her. S. N. Buynit-ky, p. 21. She only suckles her own pup. I have never seen a "clap match" suckling more than one pnp, and it is my impression that a " clap match" would not peo. Comer, p. 598 (.Ant-nur8e any jmp except her own, for I have seen her arc w' throw other pups aside and pick out one particu lar one from the whole number on the rookery. And they can not help themselves, and they do not eat or drink only as they suck the cows. No cow will let anKarp Buterin, p. 104. other pup suck her; every cow feeds her own pupIt does not seem to me at all likely that a mother would suckle any pap other than own, for I have repeatedly seen W. H. Dall, p. 23. a female select one pup from a large group and pay no attention to the solicitations of other A mother seal will at once recognize her pup by its cry, hobbling over a thousand bleating pups to reach her own, and every other approaching her save this one Samuel Falconer, p. 164. little animal she will drive away. From this fact it is my opinion that if a pup lost its mother by any accident it would certainly die of starvation, for it would not be allowed to derive nourishment from any other female. A pup, however, seems not to distinguish its mother from the other females about it. The old mother seal will not nurse any but its own offspring, and can single it out of a band of thousands even _ _ after an absence of days from the islands. r.s. Hereford, p. S3. A cow never suckles any but her own pup. When a strange pup approaches a cow she will drive it away from her; and out of thousands of pups huddled together Louie K%mmei, p. 174. she will single her own. No cow more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236502803