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Teristic of the fossils of the great feline animal could be referred neither to the existing Lion or Lioness, nor to the Tiger, still less to the Leopard or Panther but that it more resembled, in the curvature of the lower border of the under-jaw, the Jaguar. M. Goldfuss, having subsequently obtained an almost entire fossil cranium of the large extinct feline animal, described it under the name of Felis speleta * which name Cuvier adopted in the later edition of his great work,-f-adding to the...

Cervus Elaphus Fossil

Strongyloceros spcliru , Kent's Hole, Megaccro , Bhell-marl, I, nat size. nat. site. Strongyloceros spcliru , Kent's Hole, Megaccro , Bhell-marl, I, nat size. nat. site. STRONGYLOCEROS SPEL US. Gigantic Round-antiered Deer, The base of an antler, equalling in dimensions that of the largest Megaceros, has been found fossil and partly gnawed by Hyam as, in the cavern of Kent's Hole near Torquay. This fragment (fig. 193), fifteen inches in circumference, differs from the antler of the Megaceros...

Fig IIH

Diseased lower jaw of the Afiyurrot, from shell-marl. Ireland. Diseased lower jaw of the Afiyurrot, from shell-marl. Ireland. jaw of the same extinct species, from which a large part of the outer wall has exfoliated, probably in consequence of a blow received in combat at the rutting-season a considerable amount of new irregular osseous matter has l> ecn formed to replace the lost portion of bone. Cut 190 gives a figure of this interesting example of primieval disease. To my enquiries as to...