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Putnam, David Binney / David goes voyaging
(1925)

Tagus Cove,   pp. [109]-115 ff.


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TAGUS COVE 
friendly as could be. We'd put small live fish 
in a glass tank and then watch him catch 
them, for these penguins are wonderful divers 
and swimmers. I think their entire food is 
fish. 'And that was the way my pet got his 
exercise and his dinner at the same time. 
  Another day, Don and I fished right off 
shore near the landing place and got many fine 
fish, one especially beautiful one all bright 
orange and black with a big bump over his 
nose. And once when we left a string of new 
specimens in the water to keep them alive, a 
shark came right up and bit one off the string! 
  The very first day in Tagus, Mother and the 
Doctor went out fishing and they brought in 
the finest lot of game fish we had the whole 
trip-big mackerel, groupers, bonito, tuna 
and barracouda. 
  Betty wanted to get up high enough on the 
  mountain slopes to see across to the volcano 
  which was the other side of the Island. It 
  was the same one we had seen in eruption 
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