The Vegetation and Wildlife in the Galapagos Islands


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The Vegetation and Wildlife in the Galapagos Islands
For five weeks in the fall of 1835, Charles Darwin roamed the Galapagos Islands observing the vegetation and wildlife. Through his notebooks and other writings, we can see his observations on the variations in both the finches and the tortoises that he observed. It is through these observations and the conclusions he drew from them that we see the foundation for his origin of the species.
Charles Darwin traveled to the Galapagos Island on the HMS Beagle as the naturalist in 1835, but his services were mostly as a companion the captain, Robert
. He spent 19 days on shore on the Islands and made copious notes in his notebooks of his observations and collected vast numbers of...
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