Terraforming: Bring a Sporting Dog

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Reader ASR knows where I live. Verne’s ‘From the Earth to the Moon’ (1865) is still a great read:

After a prolonged discussion, it was agreed that the travelers should restrict themselves to a sporting-dog belonging to Nicholl, and to a large Newfoundland. Several packets of seeds were also included among the necessaries. Michel Ardan, indeed, was anxious to add some sacks full of earth to sow them in; as it was, he took a dozen shrubs carefully wrapped up in straw to plant in the moon.

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