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Three Generations of Lunatic Cats: Galton’s Take on Feline Eugenics

Source: V. Stilwell-Banfield ..she had wild fits, tearing round and round the room, ‘swearing’ horribly, and fighting with teeth and claws anyone who tried to pick her up… Source: Francis Galton. Francis Galton, the Victorian founder of eugenics, thought that … Continue reading

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