Hats off to Tegetmeier!

WB Tegetmeier
W.B. Tegetmeier (1816–1912).

Today marks the 196th anniversary of the birth of one of my favourite mini-heroes of science, W.B. Tegetmeier: a great example (along with Darwin) of how amateur scientists can make important contributions to our understanding of the natural world.

To celebrate, I have written this mini-article in his honour.

Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.WebsiteFacebookTwitterNewsletterBooks
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