Linneaus’ Asian Elephant ‘Type Specimen’ Was Wrong Species, New Research … – Huffington Post

Linneaus' Asian Elephant 'Type Specimen' Was Wrong Species, New Research
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In 2004, on vacation with her husband, a mammal palaeontologist, Gentry pulled out a photograph of the elephant fetus.“I said to him 'I don't think this is an Asian elephant,'” she recalls. “He said 'you're right …. For instance, they are trying to