Louis Daubenton

Picture of Louis Daubenton

Date of Birth: 05/29/1716

Age: 83

Place of birth: Department of Cote d`Or

Citizenship: France


In the first 15 min. it gave a comparative anatomical characteristics of 182 species of mammals, of which over 50 were prepared for the first time; 7 bat species were not before known. Dobanton applied the method of comparing the same bodies and skeletons of various animals. Worked as acclimatization pets, brought a new breed of Merino sheep. Author sheep breeding management (1782). After the death of Buffon (1788) was director of the Paris