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Plate I. Outline Map of the World, showing the six Regions of the Geographical Distribution of Mammals To face page 16

II. Map of the Australian Region, showing its

Division into five Sub-regions ... „ 50

III. Map of the Neotropical Region, showing its Division into four Sub-regions... „ 82

IV. Map of the Ethiopian Region, showing its Division into four Sub-regions... „ 122

V. Map of the Oriental Region, showing its

Division into four Sub-regions . ., 152

,, VI. Map of the Nearctic Region, showing its

Division into three Sub-regions . . „ 176

,, VII. Map of the Palsearctic Region, showing its

Division into three Sub-regions . „ 196

,, VIII. Outline Map of the World, showing the six

Sea-regions ,. 216

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT

THE AUSTRALIAN REGION

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Fig. 1. The Duck-bill (Ornithorhynchm antttinvs) 23

„ 2. The Thylacine (T/iyiacinus cynocephahus) .... 25

,, 3. The Notoryct (Xoloryctes typhlops) 27

, , 4. The Common Wombat (Phttsrotomys milchelli) ... 28

,, 5. The Red Kangaroo (Mocropus rufus) 31

,, 6. The Papuan Echidna (Proechidna bruijni) .... 38

THE NEOTROPICAL REGION

Fio. 7. The Quiea Opossum (Didelphys opossum) .... 56

„ 8. Hoffmann's Sloth (Cholopus hoffmanni) .... 57 „ 9. The Great Ant-eater (Myrmecophaga jubata) . .■ .58

„ 10. The Three-banded Armadillo (To/yprutes tricinetus) . . 59

, 11. The Lama (Lama peruana) 60

„ 12. The Barrigudo (Lagothrir humboldti). ... . . 64

THE ETHIOPIAN REGION

Fio. 13. The Cape Aard-vark (Orycteropus capensii) ... 89

„ 14. The White-bellied Pangolin (Mania tricuspis) ... 90

„ 15. The Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) ... 91

„ 16. The Giraffe (Girafa camelopardalis) 92

„ 17. The Aard-wolf (Proteles rristatus) 95

„ 18. The Chimpanzee (A nthropopitheeus troglodytes) . . 97

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