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From Johann von Fischer   15 September 1876

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Summary

Mentions observations on apes and other mammals. Describes habits of apes and monkeys in presenting hindquarters. Thinks species that present always have colourful hindquarters. Discusses possible exceptions to rule.

Summary

Mentions observations on apes and other mammals. Describes habits of apes and monkeys in presenting hindquarters. Thinks species that present always have colourful hindquarters. Discusses possible exceptions to rule.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10600
From
Johann von Fischer
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Gotha
Source of text
DAR 164: 119, 119a–c
Physical description
4pp (German) †, CD note 3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10600,” accessed on 25 April 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10600

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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