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In one very limited sense, as we shall hereafter see, this may b6 true ; but it is
preposterous to attribute to mere external conditions, the structure, for instance, of
the woodpecker, with its feet, tail, beak, and tongue, so admirably adapted to
under confinement ; and when, on the other hand, we see individuals, though
taken young from a state of nature, perfectly tamed, long-lived, and healthy (of
which I could give numerous instances), yet having their reproductive system so ...
In animals it has a more marked effect ; for instance, I find in the domestic duck
that the bones of the wing weigh less and the bones of the leg more, in proportion
to the whole skeleton, than do the same bones in the wild duck ; and I presume ...
In monstrosities, the correlations between quite distinct parts are very curious;.
and many instances are given in Isidore Geoffroy St. Hilaire's great work on this
subject. Breeders believe that long limbs are almost always accompanied by an ...
This point, if it could be cleared up, would be interesting ; if, for instance, it could
be shown that the greyhound, ... of the many very closely allied natural species —
for instance, of the many foxes — inhabiting different quarters of the world.
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