Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches

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Princeton University Press, 1999 - 492 pages
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After his famous visit to the Galapagos Islands, Darwin speculated that "one might fancy that, from an original paucity of birds in this archipelago, one species had been taken and modified for different ends." This book is the classic account of how much we have since learned about the evolution of these remarkable birds. Based upon over a decade's research, Grant shows how interspecific competition and natural selection act strongly enough on contemporary populations to produce observable and measurable evolutionary change. In this new edition, Grant outlines new discoveries made in the thirteen years since the book's publication. "Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches" is an extraordinary account of evolution in action."

  

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GALAPAGOS FINCHES:Darwin had knowledge about the differece in species, he knew how to take care of the birds what he lacked was he didnt know how the change was affecting the birds, didnt make sense to him the variation between this birds.

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Darwin's finches: Definition and Much More from Answers.com
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About the author (1999)

Grant is Professor of Biology at Princeton University.

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