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Owen's Parthian shot

Charles Darwin may have had the science, but Richard Owen could write a lethal letter.

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REPRODUCED WITH THE KIND PERMISSION OF QUENTIN KEYNES, GREAT GRANDSON OF CHARLES DARWIN

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  1. The author wishes to thank J. David Archibald and Angela Milner.

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    Padian, K. Owen's Parthian shot. Nature 412, 123–124 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/35084289

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