|Title||The Cameleon by Dr [Jonathan] Goddard|
|Description||A note on the first page states that the paper was read on 30 October 1661. Further notes state that the paper was put in the R[egister] B[ook] [volume] 1 [page] 106 and 'Ph[ilosophical] Trans[actions] 137.|
Discusses the etymology of the word 'cameleon' and the contemporary views, connotations and parables associated with the animal. The main part of the paper comprises a detailed anatomical study of the cameleon based on observations of a specimen, and dissection after its death. Discusses the observations of others including Aristotle.
|Related material||A summary of this paper appears in Philosophical Transactions Volume 12, Number 137 (10 February 1678), page 930.|
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|NA8226||Goddard; Jonathan (c1617 - 1675); physician, chemist, and anatomist||c1617 - 1675|