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Identifier: Mss .B536
Scope and content
One handwritten signed letter in which Blanford discusses the taxonomy and nomenclature of the barasingha (Cervus duvauceli), the swamp deer of northern India and Nepal. Blanford claims "barasinga" is the correct spelling; he also mentions the Tibetan argali or mountain sheep (Ovis ammon hodgsoni).
- Subject: Birds
- Names: Blanford, William Thomas, 1832-1905