Boy's Own Paper,  1 (1879), 22–23.

Out with a Jack-Knife  [2/2]

Rev. J G Wood, ma fls, Author of "Illustrated Natural History," etc.


Essay, Instructions, Serial

Relevant illustrations:

wdct. [5]


Natural History, Entomology, Zoology, Animal Behaviour, Instruments

    Describes the characteristics of some 'hidden animal life' to be found using a knife (22). These include wood-lice, spiders, various species of ant, gnats, beetles, and earwigs. The illustrations depict the soldier-ant, chambers of ants' nests, yellow ants' nests, a ground beetle, and a gnat alongside a caterpillar and chrysalis.

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