"But how do you tell oysters of that kind from the others?" asked the Doctor.
"It's from a spoonbill,宝藏🙌" said Dab-Dab. "I know their writing. They are a sort of a cross between a curlew and a snipe. They like messing around lonely seacoast places,电影🍉 hunting for shellfish and sea worms and stuff like that."
"I'm afraid that was what brought on the attack,电影♨" said the Doctor,庄园✉ getting out his little black bag from the canoe and mixing some medicines. "But you know you really ought to move out of this damp country to some drier climate. I am aware that turtles can stand an awful lot of wet. But at your age one must be careful,庄园📭 you know."
"They are very fond of acorns,摩尔🌒" said Speedy.
King Koko got to hear of this and he called up one of these stamp collectors and asked him why men should offer high prices for one old used stamp. And the white man explained to him this new craze for stamp collecting that was sweeping over the civilized world.
The Doctor had not paddled very far on his return journey to the post office when the seagull who had brought the news of the light overtook him.
So the Doctor decided that he had better have a sea bird to guide him. And Dab-Dab went and got a curlew who was strolling about on the beach,摩尔👽 doing nothing in particular. This bird said he knew the place quite well and would consider it an honor to act as guide to John Dolittle. Then,宝藏✏ with Jip,电影✍ Dab-Dab,电影📐 Gub-Gub and the white mouse,摩尔📍 the Doctor got into his canoe and started off for the Harmattan Rocks.And the seagull spread his wings and flew away toward the land,电影🍡 calling the same cry as the Doctor had heard through the post office window.
"'George Morland!' I cried. 'Is he in these parts now?'
"We've caught the fellow who stole the pearls,庄园🙊 Doctor,庄园🏬" said Speedy.
"Well anyway thank goodness she rose in time!" said the Doctor,电影🍦 shaking the water out of his ears. "I was never so near drowning in my life. I suppose I'd better make myself a little more presentable before she gets her head out of water."