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Volume 5, 1872
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2. “On Recent Additions to the Museum,” by A. C. Purdie.

The author described several species of Mammalia which have been recently presented to the Museum. These included the lynx and lemming from Norway, musk-deer from Java, and some well known Australian marsupials.

3. “On the Work of the Past Year in Astronomy and Celestial Physics,” by J. S. Webb. (See Appendix, p. l.)