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From Robert Shaw   28 November 1876


Encloses printed letter from Land and Water in which he proposes a hypothesis that explains how soaring birds can stay aloft by expelling air from their lungs.

Author:  Robert James (Robert) Shaw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 177: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10690

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  • FitzRoy RN. 2d edition, corrected, with additions. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1845. Newton, Alfred. 1893–6. A dictionary of birds. Assisted by Hans Gadow, with contributions from Richard Lydekker, Charles S. Roy, and Robert
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