When Grandpa Was A Boy, Were There Any Dinosaurs?

Helpful Police

1919: When Davidson Black, newly arrived at Peking Union Medical College, required cadavers for teaching his students anatomy, the police obligingly sent a cartload of executed prisoners, all headless. Black explained that he needed the bodies intact, so next time the prisoners were sent to him alive, with instructions that he was to execute them any way he wished.

Source: Alan Walker and Pat Shipman, The Wisdom of Bones: In Search of Human Origins (1996), p. 46

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