Ernst Mayr dies

Subject: Ernst Mayr dies
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2005 18:05:40 +1100
The great biologist Ernst Mayr has died aged 100.  He started as an
ornithologist doing extensive field work partcilularly in what i s now
Irian Jaya in the 1930s. He played a major role in the "modern synthesis"
which revolutionarized biology in the middle of the last century.
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