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Criticisms on "The Origin of Species. "
... Then the Hyaena will represent A, and the Dog, B. The first difficulty that presents
itself is that the Hyaena must be asexual, or the process will be wholly ...
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The Missing Factor in Current Theories
... they were born, multiplied without stint, and died, for thousands of generations,
alongside the mammoth, the urus, the lion, and the hyaena, whose lives were ...
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The Temples and the Gods of Chaldaea
... They worked in as best they could, birds' claws, fishes' scales, a bull's tail,
several pairs of wings, the head of a lion, vulture, hyaena, or wolf; when they ...
/.../chapter iithe temples and the.htm

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Authorities differ as to whether the term tzabua in (Jeremiah 12:9) means a "hyaena" or a "speckled bird." The only other instance in which it occurs is as a proper name, Zeboim, (1 Samuel 13:18) "the valley of hyaenas, "Aquila; (Nehemiah 11:34) The striped hyaena (Hyaena striata) is found in Africa, Asia Minor, Arabia and Persia, and is more common in Palestine than any other carnivorous animals except perhaps the jackal. The hyaena is among the mammals what the vulture is among birds, --the scavenger of the wilderness, the woods and the shore. --It often attacks animals, and Sometimes digs up the dead bodies of men and beasts. From this last habit the hyaena has been regarded as a horrible and mysterious creature. Its teeth are so powerful that they can crack the bones of an ox with ease. --Appelton's Encyc. The hyaena was common in ancient as in modern Egypt, and is constantly depicted upon monuments; it must therefore have been well known to the Jews.




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