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Miss Dorothy Sladden

Naturevolume 140page184 (1937) | Download Citation



BY the tragic death of Miss Sladden in consequence of a motor accident on Saturday, June 20, a severe blow was struck at the science of experimental zoology. Miss Sladden was one of those rare people on whom Nature has bestowed an inborn love of animals and a marvellous skill amounting to genius in keeping them in good health and in inducing them to breed. She had not had a university education, but she was taken to the Imperial College by her parents as an occasional student, because they saw no other outlet for her peculiar abilities which had manifested themselves since she was quite a young girl.


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