Original caption: Edward Cope, a famous paleontologist, has been immortalized by having his skull preserved as the type specimen of Homo sapiens. Preserved type specimens are the basis and permanent reference point for scientific taxonomy of organisms. His skull resides in a hand-made mahogany box.
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