Tag Archives: richard owen

Book review: ‘The Dinosaur Hunters’ by Deborah Cadbury

The Victorian search for dinosaurs.

Darwin performs a blind test… on some condors

...to see how well they can smell.

How do we know it was Owen?

…who wrote the anonymous, scathing review of ‘On the Origin of Species’?

Archetypes and sterotypes

Brian Switek, FCD, on the Richard Owen (villain) v Thomas Henry Huxley (hero) stereotype.