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" Yet it is surely a marvellous fact, and one that has hardly been sufficiently dwelt upon, this sudden dying out of so many large mammalia, not in one place only but over half the land surface of the globe. "
THE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF ANIMALS - Page 150
by ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE - 1876
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Nature, 14. köide

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1876
...America al since Post- Pliocene times, " it is clear," our author t ' Continued from p. 168. us, " that we are now in an altogether exceptional period of the earth's history," some idea of which it is very necessary to realise. " We live in an impoverished world, from •which...
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The Journal of Science: 1877, 14. köide

1877
...Europe, and that this change is unprecedented in older geological periods. We now live, he says, " in a zoologically impoverished world, from which all the hugest and fiercest and strangest forms have disappeared." He urges, with luminous force, that there must have been some physical cause for this...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., 14. köide

James Samuelson, William Crookes - 1877
...Europe, and that this change is unprecedented in older geological periods. We now live, he says, " in a zoologically impoverished world, from which all the hugest and fiercest and strangest forms have disappeared." He urges, with luminous force, that there must have been some physical cause for this...
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The New Geology: A Textbook for Colleges, Normal Schools, and Training ...

George McCready Price - 1923 - 726 lehte
...resemble more closely Jurassic forms than any more modern ones! "A Zoologically Impoverished World." "It is clear, therefore, that we are now in an altogether...zoologically impoverished world, from which all the hugest, the fiercest, and strangest forms have recently disappeared; and it is, no doubt, a much better world...
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The Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, 2. köide

Royal Dublin Society - 1880
...record of the operations which she had been carrying on on a grander scale throughout the world. * " We live in a Zoologically impoverished world, from...all the hugest and fiercest and strangest forms have disappeared ; yet it is a marvellous fact, and one that has hardly been sufficiently dwelt upon, this...
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The Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, 2. köide

Royal Dublin Society - 1880
...record of the operations which she had been carrying on on a grander scale throughout the world. • "We live in a Zoologically impoverished world, from which all the hugest and fiercest ind strangest forms have disappeared ; yet it is a marvellous fact, and one that has hardly been sufficiently...
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Minnesota's Geology

Richard W. Ojakangas - 1982 - 255 lehte
...7,000 years ago. Whatever the cause of the many extinctions, the result, in the words of AL Wallace, is "a zoologically impoverished world, from which all...fiercest, and strangest forms have recently disappeared" (1876: 400). Lakes and Bogs A lake is a body of relatively still, generally fresh water that has been...
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Wildlife and People: The Human Dimensions of Wildlife Ecology

Gary G. Gray - 1995 - 272 lehte
...species of large animals at the end of the Ice Age. Over a century ago Alfred Russel Wallace wrote: "We live in a zoologically impoverished world, from...fiercest, and strangest forms have recently disappeared . . . yet it is surely a marvelous fact, and one that has hardly been sufficiently dwelt upon, this...
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Life's Splendid Drama: Evolutionary Biology and the Reconstruction of Life's ...

Peter J. Bowler - 1996 - 525 lehte
...about by climatic stress. Wallace gave eloquent support to the theory of glacial extinctions in 1876: It is clear, therefore, that we are now in an altogether...world, from which all the hugest, and fiercest, and strongest forms have recently disappeared; and it is, no doubt, a much better world for us now that...
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The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People

Tim Flannery - 2002 - 423 lehte
...of evolution, Alfred Russell Wallace, summarised the phenomenon splendidly as long ago as 1876: 180 We live in a zoologically impoverished world, from...and it is, no doubt, a much better world for us now that they have gone. Yet it is surely a marvellous fact, and one that has hardly been sufficiently...
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