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May 11, 1800

On May 11, 1800, French naturalist, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, gave a lecture at the France Museum of Natural History, of which he was a Professor of Zoology. The lecture was his first outlining of his theories of evolution. In it he stressed two main themes; the first was that the environment gave rise to changes in … Continue reading

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