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Post  wqr1989 on Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:27 am

oviparous animals
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The former include the cetaceous sishes, viviparous quadrupeds, and birds; the latter, the oviparous quadrupeds and serpents. Animals with two lungs, .or ventricles, are either viviparous or oviparous ; the viviparous are subdivided into aquatic, as the cetaceous sishes; and terrestrial, as the quadrupeds covered with hair. The oviparous animals with two lungs comprise the whole class of birds. The tiffany outlet exfanguious animals he divides into the larger, which are either soft as the cuttlesish, crustaceous as the lobster, or testaceous as the cockle; and are likewise univalve, bivalve, c.; and the lesser, which comprise all insects, properly so called. Our limits will not allow us to follow him, in his subdivisions into orders and families; it is but justice, however, to the memory of that eminent naturalist to observe, tiffany and co outlet that his arrangement is not only clear, methodical, and simple, but that his descriptions are comprehensive and accurate. He possessed an elegance of taste and a philosophic genius, which sensibly pervade his labours,


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