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  • Amongst these the visitor will find, the horned and black-headed pheasants of India, the American turkey, the pintados of Africa and Guinea, and the pheasants from the north of Asia that live upon bulbous roots, known as the Impeyan pheasants.

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  • In the highest ranges the snow-cocks, the tragopans, the blood-pheasant, and the glorious monaul or Impeyan pheasant abound.

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  • The Impeyan pheasant, larger than the common fowl, rivals the crested peacock in the brilliancy of its hues.

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  • But things did look up from there, and after a spectacular trek through the Khumbu Valley, complete with Impeyan pheasants and fanged deer - yes fanged deer - we came to Thyangboche, home to the region's oldest monastery. | Top Stories

  • Te new Impeyan [pheasant] is at once distinguishable from the wekk-known MonĂ¢l, or common Impeyan pheasant, also, from the more recently-discovered Lhuys 'Impeyan, of Sechuen, by well-marked characters.

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  • The figure on the right represents Sclater's Impeyan; that on the left is Blyth's tragopan.

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  • Selection evolved the remarkable protective coverings of the armadillo, turtle, crocodile, porcupine, hedgehog, &c.; it formed alike the rose and its thorn, the nut and its shell; it developed the peacock's tail and the deer's antlers, the protective mimicry of various insects and butterflies, and the wonderful instincts of the white ants; it gave the serpent its deadly poison and the violet its grateful odour; it painted the gorgeous plumage of the Impeyan pheasant and the beautiful colours and decorations of countless birds and insects and flowers.

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  • South America, the glossy starlings of Africa, and the glorious Impeyan pheasant of the Himalayas, with many other species. "]

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