A Kangaroo

Its hair is of a greyish-brown colour, similar to that of the wild rabbit of Great Britain, is thick and long when the animal is old; but it is late in growing, and when only begun to grow it is like a strong down…The teeth of this animal are so singular that it is impossible from them to say what tribe it is of. There is a faint mixture in them, corresponding to those of different tribes of animals… it would class in some degree with the horse, and ruminants…. The foreteeth in the upper jaw agree with the hog, … the grinders would seem to be a mixture of hog and ruminants.

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