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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
  1. The retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult.
    Most amphibians are aquatic only well young, but some amphibians with neoteny remain aquatic even as adults.
  2. The sexual maturity of an organism still in its larval stage.




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