Sir Richard Owen


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Noun1.Sir Richard Owen - English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
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George Bennett and Sir Richard Owen: A case study of the colonization of early Australian science (pp.55-74).
In 1862, Sir Richard Owen, conservator at the Royal College of Surgeons, discovered a small yellow glandular body attached to the thyroid gland of a rhinoceros that he dissected, (the specimen is still in the possession of the College).
In one of his letters to Sir Richard Owen in London he writes while a young platypus plays about his room.