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'Fossil Mammals' (1840) from Darwin's Beagle voyage. Title page of the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Part I: Fossil Mammalia') from the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This work described the animals and fossil specimens collected and observed by the British naturalist Charles Darwin during the survey voyage of HMS Beagle during the years 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle' was edited by Darwin and published between 1838 and 1843. This volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Toxodon prehistoric mammal fossil skull. 19th-century illustration of the base of a fossil of the skull of the large prehistoric mammal Toxodon platensis, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This hoofed mammal lived from around 12 million to 5000 years ago. At right is a molar, with a molar grinding surface at left. This illustration is Plate 1 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Toxodon prehistoric mammal fossil skull. 19th-century illustration of a side view of a fossil of the cranium of the skull of the large prehistoric mammal Toxodon platensis, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This hoofed mammal lived from around 12 million to 5000 years ago. This illustration is Plate 2 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Toxodon prehistoric mammal fossil skull. 19th-century illustration of a view from above of a fossil of the cranium of the skull of the large prehistoric mammal Toxodon platensis, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This hoofed mammal lived from around 12 million to 5000 years ago. This illustration is Plate 3 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Toxodon prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of molar teeth (bottom) and a back view (top) of the cranium of a skull, both from the large prehistoric mammal Toxodon platensis, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This hoofed mammal lived from around 12 million to 5000 years ago. This illustration is Plate 4 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Macrauchenia prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of cervical vertebrae of the large prehistoric mammal Macrauchenia patachonica, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This extinct hoofed mammal lived from around 7 million years ago. This illustration is Plate 6 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Prehistoric and modern mammal vertebrae. 19th-century illustration comparing llama ('Auchenia') cervical vertebrae (left and right) with fossils (top and bottom) of cervical vertebrae of the large prehistoric mammal Macrauchenia patachonica, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This extinct hoofed mammal lived from around 7 million years ago. This illustration is Plate 7 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Macrauchenia prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of bones of the right front foot of the large prehistoric mammal Macrauchenia patachonica, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This extinct hoofed mammal lived from around 7 million years ago. This illustration is Plate 11 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Macrauchenia prehistoric mammal fossil femurs. 19th-century illustration of fossils of femur (thigh) bones of the large prehistoric mammal Macrauchenia patachonica, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. This extinct hoofed mammal lived from around 7 million years ago. This illustration is Plate 12 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Ground sloth prehistoric mammal fossil teeth. 19th-century illustrations of fossil teeth and jaw bones of four prehistoric ground sloths, one found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. At bottom is Darwin's specimen: Mylodon darwinii. At top and lower centre is Mylodon harlani. The smaller illustrations at upper left and upper right are from Megalonyx jeffersonii and Megalonyx laqueatus. This illustration is Plate 17 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Mylodon prehistoric mammal fossil teeth. 19th-century illustration of fossil teeth and jaw bones of the prehistoric ground sloth Mylodon darwinii, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. It lived from around 780,000 to 5000 years ago. At bottom is a side view of the lower jaw, with the jaw's symphysis at upper right. At upper left are views of the final molar tooth. This illustration is Plate 19 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Scelidotherium prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of part of the skeleton of the prehistoric ground sloth Scelidotherium leptocephalum, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. It lived from around 800,000 to 12,000 years ago. These fossils include parts of the backbone and vertebrae. This illustration is Plate 20 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Scelidotherium prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of the skull of the prehistoric ground sloth Scelidotherium leptocephalum, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. It lived from around 800,000 to 12,000 years ago. At top is the inside of the cranium. At lower left is a lower jaw joint surface. At centre right is a sectioned upper jaw and molar teeth, with the lower jaw at lower right. This illustration is Plate 23 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Prehistoric and modern mammal vertebrae. 19th-century illustration comparing the cervical vertebrae of extant (living) animals (bottom) with a fossil (top) of the cervical and dorsal vertebrae of the extinct prehistoric ground sloth Scelidotherium leptocephalum, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. It lived from around 800,000 to 12,000 years ago. The extant animals are an aardvark (Orycteropus, centre left), an armadillo (Dasypus, centre right) and a giant anteater (Myrmecophaga, bottom). This is Plate 24 from 'Fossil Mammalia' (1840), part of 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Scelidotherium prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of limb bones of the prehistoric ground sloth Scelidotherium leptocephalum, found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. It lived from around 800,000 to 12,000 years ago. Across top are parts of the humerus, radius and ulna bones. Across bottom are parts of the femur bone. This illustration is Plate 25 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Ground sloth prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of views of fossils of the ankle bones (talus or astralagus) for two extinct prehistoric ground sloths: Megatherium (left) and Scelidotherium (right). Darwin discovered fossils of the latter in South America, identifying them as Megatherium with Owen reclassifying and renaming them. This illustration is Plate 26 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle', describing Darwin's work during this survey voyage from 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, this work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Megalonyx prehistoric mammal fossil. 19th-century illustration of a fossil of the lower jaw of the prehistoric ground sloth Megalonyx jeffersonii, first discovered in 1796. It lived from 10 million to 11,000 years ago in North America. This illustration is Plate 29 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This work described the animals and fossil specimens collected and observed by the British naturalist Charles Darwin during the survey voyage of HMS Beagle during the years 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, the work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Megatherium prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of fossils of the cranium of the skull of the prehistoric ground sloth Megatherium cuvieri, first found in 1788. It lived from around 5 million to 10,000 years ago in South America. This illustration is Plate 30 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This work described the animals and fossil specimens collected and observed by the British naturalist Charles Darwin during the survey voyage of HMS Beagle during the years 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, the work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Megatherium prehistoric mammal fossil. 19th-century illustration of a fossil of the the upper jaw (maxilla) and teeth of the prehistoric ground sloth Megatherium cuvieri, first found in 1788. It lived from around 5 million to 10,000 years ago in South America. This illustration is Plate 31 from the 1840 volume on fossil mammals ('Fossil Mammalia'), part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This work described the animals and fossil specimens collected and observed by the British naturalist Charles Darwin during the survey voyage of HMS Beagle during the years 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, the work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.
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Prehistoric mammal fossils. 19th-century illustration of a range of prehistoric mammal fossils found in South America by British naturalist Charles Darwin. At lower right is a magnified view of a Megatherium (ground sloth) molar tooth. Across top are parts of the foot bones and armour of the armadillo-like glyptodont Hoplophorus euphractus. At centre are the jaws and teeth of the rodent Ctenomys priscus, and a rodent leg at lower centre. At centre left and lower left are fossil horse teeth. This is Plate 32 from 'Fossil Mammalia' (1840), part of 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. Edited by Darwin, the work was published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on fossil mammals was written by British naturalist and palaeontologist Richard Owen.

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