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" July, the old ones show vast affection towards them, and seem totally insensible of danger in the breeding season. If a parent is taken at that time, and suspended by the wings, it will, in a sort of despair, treat itself most cruelly, by biting every... "
The Natural History of Ireland - Página 234
por William Thompson - 1851
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British Zoology, Volumen2

Thomas Pennant - 1776
...parent is taken at that time, and fufpended by the wings, it will in a fort of defpair treat itfelf moft cruelly by biting every part it can reach ; and the moment it is loofed, will never offer to efcape, but inftantly refort to its unfledged young : but this affeftion...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volumen1

1816
...at that time, and fufper.ded by the wings, it will in a fort of defpair treat itfelf moil cruelty, by biting every part it can reach ; and the moment it is loafed, wi!f never offer to cfc.ipe, but inftant'y refort to its unfledged youm; : this affedtion ceafes...
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Class II, Birds, Div. II, Water

Thomas Pennant - 1818
...for several were found sitting'. The first young are hatched the beginning of July, the old ones shew vast affection towards them, and seem totally insensible...sort of despair treat itself most cruelly by biting any part it can reach, and when it is loosed, instead of escaping, will often resort to its unfledged...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

1831
...progeny. "The first young" (of this species) " are hatched the beginning of July : the old ones shew vast affection towards them, and seem totally insensible...sort of despair, treat itself most cruelly, by biting any part it can reach, and when it is loosed, instead of escaping, will often resort to its unfledged...
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Excursions to Arran, Ailsa Craig, and the two Cumbraes, with reference to ...

David Landsborough - 1852
...two of a brood to provide for. Pennant states that " they show vast affection towards their young, and seem totally insensible of danger in the breeding...escape, but instantly resort to its unfledged young." Audubon, who gives a most interesting account of the puffin, mentions the extraordinary affection manifested...
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