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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 ...

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Thieving grasses skip evolution

... our understanding of the theory of evolution. The basis of Darwin’s theory is that all life descends from a common ...