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Use "palaeontology" in a sentence
"Some say that the people involved in palaeontology are all a bit mad."
""Without cladistics, palaeontology is no more of a science than the one that proclaimed that Earth was 6,000 years old and flat – and then had the effrontery to claim divine sanction for this view.""
"That application of the sciences of biology and geology, which is commonly known as palaeontology, took its origin in the mind of the first person who, finding something like a shell, or a bone, naturally imbedded in gravel or rock, indulged in speculations upon the nature of this thing which he had dug out -- this "fossil" -- and upon the causes which had brought it into such a position."