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Prof. Flower's Hunterian Lectures on the Relation of Extinct to Existing Mammalia1

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IX. THE disputed zoological position of the Lemurs, and A the great importance which has been attached to them by some zoologists, who regard them as the direct transition between the lower and higher mammals, and as survivors of a large group now almost extinct, through which the higher Primates must have passed in the progress of their development, give great interest to the consideration of their ancient history.

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