Otto (Otho) Fabricius

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Hopkins and Clay, 1954

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"Danish Arctic naturalist on West Greenland, eskimo missonary and zoologist. He lived in a primitive eskimo camp during five and a half year from 1768 on. He made his observations helped only by a kayak, a cup and some bivalve shells used as bowls, a few hand hold lenses and Linnaeus's Systema Naturae; later he was appointed professor of theology and titulary bishop; most well-known for his"Fauna Groenlandica"from 1780, but he also published a Greenlandic lexicon and a grammar. He corresponded much with his friend O.F. Müllerr" (Reference)

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