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PSM V76 D426 Group of three young produced by the albino pair.png

Fig. 4. A Group of three Young, produced by the pair of albinos shown in Figs. 2 and 3.

to the doubleness (duality) of the individual receives the fullest confirmation from experimental breeding.

If we mate a pure-bred black guinea-pig with a white one, the young are all black pigmented. This result seems to violate the principle previously stated that both parents contribute equally in heredity; in reality, however, that principle is not violated. The white parent has contributed its own character to the offspring, but that contribu-