Animal Coloration: an Account of the Principal Facts and Theories relating to the Colours and Markings of Animals

  title={Animal Coloration: an Account of the Principal Facts and Theories relating to the Colours and Markings of Animals},
  author={Edward Bagnall Poulton},
  • E. Poulton
  • Published 1 October 1892
  • Philosophy
  • Nature
THE theory of natural selection has been pre-eminent for over thirty years as the most generally accepted explanation of organic evolution. It has, and has had throughout, many critics; but its position is strengthened by the fact that these critics invariably accept the principle as accounting for something, while most of them make it clear that they reject all other proposed substitutes, except those for which they are individually responsible. Sometimes the attempt to formulate an… 
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