verandaHE VERANDA AT HIGH TIDE: The houses are built upon high piles, and at low tide stand some ten to twelve feet above water level. But at high tide, the lagoon deepens and the veranda becomes a convenient land platform for the canoes which are the only means of transportation in this water Venice.

Living With the Natives of Melanesia

How Ethnological Work Is Carried on by Representatives of the American Museum among Primitive People of the South Seas

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Tails

Caudal Appendages Adapted by Nature to the Needs of Her Creatures

“Robinson Crusoe’s Children”

The Strange Story of Nine English Mutineers Who Took Up Their Abode With Their Native Tahitian Wives, on a Desert Island in the South Seas.

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The Antiquity of Man in America

Objects of human manufacture recently found in the Southwest

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North to 88 and the First Crossing of The Polar Sea

“When one goes forth a-voyaging He has a tale to tell.”

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Profiteers of the Busy Bee

Observations on the Honey Guides of Africa

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Mounting Horse Skeletons to Exemplify Different Gaits and Actions

A Glimpse behind the Scenes at the American Museum

Monkeys Trained as Harvesters

Instances of a Practice Extending from Remote Times to the Present

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The Elephant in Captivity

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Geology of New York City and Its Vicinity

What the Rocks Tell About New York in Ages Past

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