publication . Article . 1870

Further Evidence of the Affinity between the Dinosaurian Reptiles and Birds

Thomas Henry Huxley;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1870 Journal: Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, volume 26, pages 12-31 (issn: 0370-291X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Geological Society of London
Abstract
On my way to Birmingham, in October 1867, I chanced to meet with Prof. Phillips; and mentioning some palaeontological inquiries, chiefly relating to the Ichthyosauria (with which I then happened to be occupied), he very kindly urged me, as I returned to London, to pay a visit to the collection under his charge in the University Museum at Oxford. I did so; but as we were traversing the museum towards the Ichthyosaurian cases, we stopped at that containing the Megalosaurian remains, and I may say with Francesca— It is indeed a wonderful collection, ample enough to occupy the working hours of many a day; and it was particularly attractive to me, as some difficultie...
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free text keywords: Geology, Ancient history, Scapula, Working hours, Megalosaurus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Paleontology, Coracoid, Origin of birds
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