pronounced these fragments to have belonged to some utterly unknown Leviathanic species.
It was now their turn to impose some limit on that selenographic science, which had reconstructed the lunar world as Cuvier
did the skeleton of a fossil, and say, "The moon
I saw their spiral-shaped and fluted shells, which Cuvier
justly compares to an elegant skiff.
Thus speak of the whale, the great Cuvier
, and John Hunter, and Lesson, those lights of zoology and anatomy.
Whence, in the name of Count Buffon and Baron Cuvier
, came those dogs that I saw in Typee?
The expression of conditions of existence, so often insisted on by the illustrious Cuvier
, is fully embraced by the principle of natural selection.
Read now," replied Dupin, "this passage from Cuvier.
This tuft of tawny hair, too, is identical in character with that of the beast of Cuvier.
could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after.
doubts whether the Diodon in this position is able to swim; but not only can it thus move forward in a straight line, but it can turn round to either side.
Plus grave encore, des espAaAaAeA ces emblmatiques et protges comme la gazelle de Cuvier
, mouflon manchettes ou l'outarde houbara sont menaces.
Platycephalus bassensis Cuvier
and Valenciennes, 1829###DQ107991