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  1. Joseph,1823–91, U.S. paleontologist, parasitologist, and anatomist.
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  • The greater part of the remains have been described by Professor Leidy.

    Extinct Monsters

    H. N. Hutchinson

  • Leidy and Joly obtained their specimens from Phoca vitulina.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • Dr Leidy also obtained three hydatid cysts from a large monkey.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • It lays, according to Dr. Leidy, "millions of eggs connected together in long cords."

    Our Common Insects

    Alpheus Spring Packard

  • Professor Leidy, of Philadelphia, has detected about thirty remains of species of extinct mammalia.