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P62 (Hunterian Museum)

"P62 (Hunterian Museum)" is copyright  2008 by James G. Mundie. All rights reserved.  Reproduction prohibited.

ink drawing, 6 x 4 inches, 2008

Among the many experiments performed by pioneering surgeon and anatomist John Hunter (1728-1793) was this successful transplant of a roster's spur onto it's comb. Encouraged by this, Hunter later tried to implant a human tooth into a rooster's comb, which he mistakenly interpreted as another success.

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