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Volume 26, 1893
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Mr. Cheeseman exhibited, for Professor F. D. Brown, some branches from a puka-tree (Meryta sinclairii) growing in his garden, and which had been almost killed by rats gnawing away the bark. The branches exhibited had almost the whole of their bark removed by the attacks of the rats.