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Allport, Morton (1878) The Platypus. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 30-31.
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The majority of our indigenous mammals are gradually but
surely becoming extinct, and, therefore, observations on their
habits of life, though possibly of but trivial interest now, will
in a few generations, be eagerly sought for and be as valuable
then as a few authentic notes on the manners and customs of
the Dodo or the Moa would now be to us.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 30-31|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
|Date Deposited:||16 Nov 2012 01:10|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:44|
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