Ten Pathfinders of the Century

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Ten Pathfinders of the Century - GEORGE CUVIER ::rr:':-. ::rr:':-. ::rr:':-....
GEORGE CUVIER ::rr:':-. ::rr:':-. ::rr:':-. Researches In Batumi History.' C Natural science haa progressed mar-velously mar-velously mar-velously In these hundred years and it la to be the mind of George Cuvler OTS?-1833) OTS?-1833) OTS?-1833) that much of It la due. What Linnaeus had done lit the previous century century toward the claeaiBcatlon s of animals animals waa now pat upon- upon- a scientific basis. Cuvler established the history of the animal kingdom In the tight cf comparative anatomy, and ' Hid the foundations of the atudy of prehlstcr'c animal life by his wonderful restorations restorations of extinct epeclee from single fragments. fragments. It is a commonplace now to speak of the age of the mammotlt rr the pleaiosaurua. Cuvler waa the flrst to grasp the fact that our are I only the latest In a long series cf geologic

Clipped from The Courier-Journal30 Dec 1900, SunPage 26

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)30 Dec 1900, SunPage 26
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