Haeckel's comparison of embryos

Haeckel's comparison of embryos

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Caption: Haeckel's comparison of embryos of Pig, Cow, Rabbit and Man. Top row, all embryos show gill slit at O, demonstrating his Recapitulation theory: An embryo during development (Ontology) displays whole evolutionary history of the species (Phylogeny). Ontology recapitulates Phylogeny.

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