| Context: Annotation: "Right whale Sperm Whale Sea Elephant Harp Seal Fisher Otter Ocelot Possum" [this is probably a list of animals requested for Nelson, Edward W. "The Larger North American Mammals," National Geographic, Vol. 30, no. 5, Nov. 1916] "muzzle, feet & tail nearly black - (blue glossed) face straw-color-pale, getting (as a sub. color) more buff & then rufescent, [caudad], till lost in deep purple brown of rump & tail - (below = darker throughout, white in [axils] of all 4 legs. Ears buff edged, strongly - no evident dark." "M. pennanti". Study of animal in preparation for plate.