Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The kangaroo was so heavy, weighing above one hundred and fifty pounds, that we could not lift him out of the water, and we were obliged to leave him till our party arrived on the opposite side. A fresh scene of pleasure ensued amongst the natives when... "
The present state of Australia - Page 142
by Robert Dawson (agent of Australian agric. co.) - 1830
Full view - About this book

The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830 - 484 pages
...did poor Maty Bill upon this occasion. The kangaroo was so heavy, weighing above 150 pounds, that he could not lift him out of the water, and we were obliged...the opposite, side. A fresh scene of pleasure ensued among the natives when they became ac(maintccl with our good fortune. They were now all in therirer,...
Full view - About this book

Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom, Volume 15

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Animal behavior - 1845 - 354 pages
...Bill upon this occasion. The kangaroo was so heavy, weighing about a hundred and fifty pounds, that he could not lift him out of the water, and we were obliged...him till our party arrived on the opposite side." ORDER VI. RODENTI A, GNAWING ANIMALS. This order embraces a considerable number of small animals, most...
Full view - About this book

The Oriental Sporting Magazine, Volume 2

Hunting - 1873 - 484 pages
...upon this occasipn. The kangaroo, however, was so heavy — weighing abovel501bs. — that we cоuld not lift him out of the water, and we were obliged...became acquainted with our good fortune. They were now all in the river, whence they drew the 'wool-man,' and placed him on the back of one of the horses....
Full view - About this book

Sporting Magazine

Hunting - 1831 - 568 pages
...poor Maty Bill upon this occasion. The kangaroo, however, was so heavy—weighing above 1501bs. — that we could not lift him out of the water, and we...our good fortune. They were soon all in the river, whence they drew the ' wool-man,' and placed him on the back of one of the horses. I wished to have...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF