Excerpt from The Zoologist, 1897, Vol. 1: A Monthly Journal of Natural HistoryIT is an old remark that every book has many authors; it is one that is exceedingly applicable to 'the Zoologist,' and we congratulate our contributors on the volume they have produced for 1897.Our pages in the record of observations may be said to exhibit the essence of cc-operation, for our contributors do not only write about animals, but absolutely seem to live and work with them. This is the aim and ideal of The Zoologist.' We do not propose to merely interpret, but really to reveal the secrets and the polity of the animal life that is around us.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.