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Happy anniversary: the man who gave us the key to the natural world was born 300 years ago today. Carl Linnaeus, who created the system of scientific names that we still use for all living things, began life in a turf-roofed farmstead in southern Sweden on 23 May, 1707.
By Duffin, Christopher John Abstract The folklore associated with fish otoliths is traced from classical times to the present day for the first time.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.