petrified turtle a loot in diameter and iivc Inohes high, whicli was found on the shorea ol Lake Cliamplain. ' A etork bad n ring on his leg for identifica timi. Aft-r two yeare' absence lic returned to Germany last spring witli a Becond ring, bearlng the luscrlptiom, "India eends greetings to Germany." The butterflies of Australia liathe. One wlll allgfit close to the water, into whlch it backs until the whole oí the body is Bubmerged, the forelegs alone retaining their hold on dry land. In i moment it will fly away, apparently refreshed.