peron relates, with a disgust which does him honor, that he saw a brutal sailor thus slowly and brutally butcher a female Seal.
peron had not originally been a member of the staff of the expedition.
But the spot was soon found, and sure enough there was the stone or peron, and he could examine it in the sunshine at his leisure.
peron and Lamarck are in error in their belief that the "poulp" having no fins cannot swim.
Lamarck describes this shell from a specimen found by peron.
But it should be said in justice to Baudin that there is no reason to associate him with the espionage of peron.
According to peron, the animals of this coral are furnished with green-fringed tentacula.
peron when at the Mauritius observed that flashes of pale light escaped from the mercury, and filled the whole tube.
Mougé died from diseases occasioned by the climate of Timor, and the hardships of the voyage (See peron's work).
If he had known he would have referred to it here; and if he did not know of one, peron certainly did not.