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Identifier: britishzoology01penn
Title: British zoology
Year: 1776 (1770s)
Authors: Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798
Subjects: Zoology -- Great Britain
Publisher: Warrington, Printed by W. Eyres, for B. White, London
Contributing Library: MBLWHOI Library
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nd fo divided them into two fpecies:but the mod accurate obfervers have been able to^ifcover only one kind -, that, whofe head and noferefemble thofe of the dog. The Ikin of the badger, when dreficd with thehair on, is ufed for piftol furniture. The Highland-ers make their pendent pouches of it. The hairis frequently ufed for making brufhes to foften thefliades in painting, which are called fweetening tools.Thefe animals are alfo hunted in the winter nightsfor the fake of their flefb -, for the hind quartersmay be made into hams, not inferior in goodnefsto the bed bacon. The fat is in great requeft forointments and falves. In China it feems to be more common food thanin Europe: for Mr. Bell * fays, he has feen abouta dozen at one time in the markets at Pekiri; andthat the Chinefe are very fond of them. It doesnot appear that this animal is found in the hotterparts of Jfta; but is confined to the cold, or thetemperate parts of the world. * ^^//s Travels, I. 83, Six ^^• jy^u. riTCHET.

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Date: 2014-07-28 03:48:24

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