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Prof. Huxley's Lectures on the Evidence as to the Origin of Existing Vertebrate Animals 1

    Naturevolume 14pages3334 (1876) | Download Citation




    IN the highest group of Vertebrates, the Mammalia, the perfection of animal structure is attained. It will hardly be necessary, indeed it will be impossible, in the time at our disposal, to give the general characters of the group, but our purpose will be answered as well by devoting a short time to considering the peculiarities of a single well-known animal, the evidence as to the origin of which approaches precision.

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