Patrick Randolph-Quinney

Patrick Randolph-Quinney

Patrick Randolph-Quinney
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19th century coal miners would traditionally take canaries in cages down into the mine with them. The birds would act as an early warning system for carbon monoxide gas. When the canary stopped singing the miner would know that he had to escape the chamber he was in.”    “This particular yellow canary was obviously a favoured pet as well as a working bird. Inscribed with the legend : ‘In Memory of Little Joe. Died November 3rd 1875. Aged 3 Years’

19th century coal miners would traditionally take canaries in cages down into the mine with them. The birds would act as an early warning system for carbon monoxide gas. When the canary stopped singing the miner would know that he had to escape the chamber he was in.” “This particular yellow canary was obviously a favoured pet as well as a working bird. Inscribed with the legend : ‘In Memory of Little Joe. Died November 3rd 1875. Aged 3 Years’

This is the image of the Taung Baby, discovered in 1924 by Raymond Dart, and he represents the very first Australopithecus identified

This is the image of the Taung Baby, discovered in 1924 by Raymond Dart, and he represents the very first Australopithecus identified

Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

Gamla Stan, Stockholm.