Jeffries Wyman

AUGUST 11, 2015

Jeffries Wyman, an American anatomist, was born Aug. 11, 1814. Wyman, a professor at Harvard, was the first person to scientifically describe the gorilla, from specimens brought back from Africa by Thomas Savage in 1847. Savage was a physician and a missionary from...

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