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Frank Fraser Darling

British scientist

Frank Fraser Darling (23 June 190322 October 1979) was an English ecologist, ornithologist and author, who is strongly associated with the highlands and islands of Scotland. He gives his name to the Fraser Darling effect.

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  • As the dominant mammal on the face of the earth, as the clever one, the only one as far as we know capable of reflection and of accumulating knowledge, our duty is plain, to serve the lesser creation, to keep our world clean and pass on to posterity a record of which we shall not feel shame.
    • Wilderness and Plenty (1970); as quoted in Stephen R. L. Clark, The Moral Status of Animals (Clarendon Press, 1977), p. 32.

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