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... disappearance as do single species — On Extinction—On simultaneous
changes in the forms of life throughout tho world — On the affinities of extinct
species to each other and to living species— On the state of development of
ancient forms ...
The argument mainly relied on by those who believe iu the multiple origin of our
domesticated animals is, that we find in the most ancient records, more especially
on the monuments of Egypt, much diversity in the breeds ; and that some of the ...
... any wild animal to breed freely under domestication; yet on the hypothesis of
the multiple origin of our pigeons, it must be assumed that at least seven or eight
species were so thoroughly domesticated in ancient times by half- civilized man,
The principle of selection I find distinctly given in an ancient Chinese
encyclopaedia. Explicit rules are laid down by some of the Roman classical
writers. From passages in Genesis, it is clear that the colour of domestic animals
was at that early ...
Every one has heard that when an American forest is cut down, a very different
vegetation springs up ; but it has been observed that the trees now growing on
the ancient Indian mounds, in the Southern United States, display the same ...
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