Unformatted text preview: Fig. 13.1 Charles Darwin:
revistas/raga/v64n1/a01f1.gif Charles Darwin:
“What can be more curious than that the hand of a
man, formed for grasping, that of a mole for digging,
the leg of the horse, the paddle of the porpoise, and
the wing of the bat, should all be constructed on the
same pattern, and should include similar bones, in
the same relative positions?”
Darwin, C. R. 1872. The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection, Or The
Preservation Of Favoured Races In The Struggle For Life. London: John Murray.
6th edition, p. 372.
Online at: http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/fr...
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