Georges Cuvier


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Noun1.Georges Cuvier - French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)Georges Cuvier - French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)
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However, Georges Cuvier, the founding father of palaeontology, already in the eighteenth century recognised that members of the same group of mammals (e.g.
Juan Bautista Bru and Manuel Navarro collaborated to produce illustrations and engravings of this beast to publicize it, but it was not until Georges Cuvier got his hands on these images that the mysteries of this ancient creature began to unravel.
In her discussion we meet the influence of anti-Darwinian evolutionary theorists such as the French naturalist Georges Cuvier and the German philosopher Johann Gottfried von Herder.
Claviceps purpurea, Mus rattus, parthenogenesis and Lamarckism have been misspelt in the text and names too suffer (Jokichi Takamine, Georges Cuvier, even Brown-Sequard).
Stumped, the French scientist Georges Cuvier declared they must belong to a mammal that no longer exists, which he called the mastodon.
It was a French scientist, Georges Cuvier, who first identified the woolly mammoth in 1796.
One of Georges Cuvier's most important contributions to the field of natural history concerned the origin of fossils.