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The cabiai.

Image ID: 822180

The cabiai. (1852)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The cabiai.

Published Date

: 1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 13 cm. (8 x 5 in.)


: Foxing on image. Printed on border: "Is about the size of a hog of twelve months' growth." "This animal, thus made for the water, swims there like an otter, seeks the same prey, and seizes the fish with its feet and teeth, and carries them to the edge of the lake to devour them with the greater ease. It lives also upon fruits, corn, and sugar-canes. As its legs are broad and flat, it often sits upright upon its hind legs." "The cabiai is ....
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Original Source

: From The naturalist's library : containing scientific and popular descriptions of man, quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects, according to the classifications of Stark. (New York : Kearny, 1852) Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) (1805-1866), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- C

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-(C)

Digital ID

: 822180

Record ID

: 719598

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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