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A Queer people. --Chambers' --Journal, discussing a recent book of missionary travels in Africa, thus alludes to one of the tribes which are found in that terra incognita: "But the strangest of all the stories told are of the Dokos, who live among the moist, warm bamboo woods to the south of Caffa and Susa. Only four feet high, of a dark olive color, savage and naked, they have neither houses nor temples, neither fire nor human food. They live only on ants, mice, and serpents, diversified by a few roots and fruits; they let their nails grow long, like talons, the better to dig for ants, and the more easily to tear in pieces their favorite snakes. They do not marry, but live indiscriminative lives of animals, multiplying very rapidly, and with very little material instinct. The mother nurses her child for only a short time, accustoming it to eat ants and serpents as soon as possible; and when it can help itself, it wanders away where it will, and the mother thinks no