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Volume 16, 1883
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Dr. Hector also exhibited a calf of Kogia breviceps, a rare species of whale, which had been taken from a cow harpooned near Petone, and a fossil ammonite belonging to the Permian formation, found near Nugget Point, in the South Island, by Mr. McKay, and measuring nearly eighteen inches in diameter.