They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.
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|8th February, 1825
|16th February, 1892
Henry Walter Bates was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He was an English naturalist and explorer who gave the first scientific account of mimicry in animals. He was most famous for his expedition to the rainforests of the Amazon with Alfred Russel Wallace, starting in 1848. He wrote up his findings in his best-known work, The Naturalist on the River Amazons. He wrote several books include: Illustrated travels and In the Heart of the Amazon Forest.
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