Poking around in flowers’ private parts.
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The Victorian search for dinosaurs.
...to see how well they can smell.
…who wrote the anonymous, scathing review of ‘On the Origin of Species’?
Brian Switek, FCD, on the Richard Owen (villain) v Thomas Henry Huxley (hero) stereotype.