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"A report on boiquiras, commonly known as timber, canebrake or banded rattlesnake — a species of venomous pitviper found in the Eastern United States (see Wikipedia). Discusses collaboration with Charles Wilson Peale, who kept and studied a boiquira at his museum for several years.
Ambroise Marie François Joseph Palisot, Baron de Beauvois (1752-1820) — a remarkable life, including a stint in a circus. More here.”
Submitted by asfaltics.
From p. 380 of M. de Beauvois’s “Memoir on Amphibia, Serpents,” read February 1797 and published in theTransactions of the American Philosophical Society, v. 4 (1799). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized January 8, 2010.
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