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Milet Salt, Mi ,ralA frit Ret. folder auka.bbit folAe bttacts from Mh Life Histories and Zoolog of Jac hibits In Relation to rsizg in Arlsona by 0. . Yoties and W. P. Taylor. Toh. Aill. No. 419. Way 3;1. 12331 Universitr of Arisona. Tucson,. rt. p. 541t 5odmn gives reports by natives in the violnity of amr.#, Tamauipas, Jamar7 14-29, 1902, that Lwm a toriu mir in that vioiity sometimes fed on te Carcassee of d horsee. An American resident assure him that in Wsayette County, Teas, thq were known as horse rabbits on aounzt of this habit, "Insect remains occur Infrequeatly In rabbit stomaahs.' *At the United Stats Rabbit 3erimet Station, lontana, California, a spool of salt and sulfur is regularly bun in the cages in whioh domestic rabbits are kept. The rabbits 11 or ven eat this material. Rabbits have been found to eoas more food which has been salted than food. that has not. A rabbit ensu8mes more salt when molting than at other times. It-is likely that wild haroes mst also seure &ertain amut of mineral matter for the maintenance of their health.' p.42: 'For several years we have observed. a rabbit *lick* on the southwest slope of one of the red hills north of Plot 1A n the Santa Rita Range (Plate 10,C). Rabbits, mostly allare, mmerous in this neiborhood.. The animals have ua or bitten into the dark red earth, and fecal pellets are abundant. Analysis of the soil of this *lick" has not shown an salt or saline onstituents. Many rabbit pellet. found nearby are so coated with red earth as to resemble little red balls of ma. Breaki g the pellet shows that the red earth is a surfaae eeating over the remains of vegetation normally present.' "ravel or sand was recorded in 26 out of 61 stomah* of calfer y and in 97 out of 179 of 1 . e material was fnd in stomaohs colleoted from Apri to tober.$