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A Plea for the Naturalist

Nature volume 101, page 145 (25 April 1918) | Download Citation

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THE naturalist is not so black as he is painted. Conditions of modern technological inquiry are against him; the splitting of species into geographical and local races, distinguished by the finest touches of colour or the minutest of structures, has put the detailed identification of many of our native creatures beyond his compass.

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