Zoological researches in Java, and the neighbouring islands

The publication consists of detailed information on the quadrupeds and birds encountered by the author during his stay in Indonesia. For each animal, the author provides some general characteristics, physical description and dimensions, behaviour, habitat, and an illustration. The author also includes other names of the animals in various languages and how the native peoples of the region treat the animals, whether as food, sport etc.

 

Title
Zoological researches in Java, and the neighbouring islands
Creator
Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859
Subject
Zoology--Indonesia
Wildlife
Publisher
Printed for Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen, 1824
Digital Description
application/pdf, 80262 KB, 550 p. : ill. (some col.)
Table of Contents
Partial contents: General catalogue of Javanese birds
Zoological researches, &c.
Simia Syndactyla
Semnopithecus Maurus
Semnopithecus Pyrrhus
Tarsius Bancanus ...
Centropus Philippensis
Perdix Personata
Ardea Speciosa
Scolopax Saturata
Parra Superciliosa
Anas Arcuata.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

 

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