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grasshopper speciesDifferent species of Chorthippus grasshopper that closely resemble each other

Where do new species come from?

... it comes to the formation of new species... Since Charles Darwin and other scientists of the 19th Century drafted the ... rapidly. For the first evolutionary biologists such as Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace, the emergence of new ... was a process that could only be witnessed with the eyes. Darwin understood that the birds on several islands of the ...

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Watching a new species evolve

... species.    On the 15th of September 1835, Charles Darwin set foot on the Galapagos Islands. This was part of ... different from each other. These birds, now called “Darwin’s finches” helped him understand how one original ... nets” in order to capture and study the populations of Darwin’s Finches on the island. One of the birds they ...