Ten Pathfinders of the Century

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Ten Pathfinders of the Century - GEORGE CUVIER ::rr:':-. Researches In Batumi...
GEORGE CUVIER ::rr:':-. Researches In Batumi History.' C Natural science haa progressed mar-velously In these hundred years and it la to be the mind of George Cuvler OTS?-1833) that much of It la due. What Linnaeus had done lit the previous century toward the claeaiBcatlon s of animals waa now pat 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 of extinct epeclee from single 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

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 30 Dec 1900, Sun,
  3. Page 26

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