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Subejct: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a particular species of cameleon'

Read 23 June 1768

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James Parsons

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James Parsons, Paper, 'Of a chameleon' by James Parsons, 1768, L&P/5/41, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 28 May 2024

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