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The wild animals forming the subject of many books often come into human care
by accident. The immediate objective, in such instances, is a humanitarian one,
providing its own unique satisfaction; this phase is followed by the pleasure of ...
for what they are; respiratory diseases and skin rashes are among these
zoonoses (diseases common to man and other animals). Cage birds may
harbour trachoma, which may damage eye tissue in man, and psittacosis, a viral
disease that ...
MAJOR TRENDS IN THE PHYLOGENY OF ANIMALS Theories The problem of
the origin of multicellular animals (meta- of the zoa) was long dominated by the
gastrea theory of a Ger- origin of man embryologist, Ernst Haeckel, who derived
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