The Beak of the Finch: Story of Evolution in Our Time (Paperback)

by Jonathan Weiner

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This is one of the easiest-to-read, most exciting books on evolution of the past twenty years. It describes evolution happening before our eyes among the isolated bird populations of the Galapagos - the very finches observed by Darwin on his Beagle voyage - and its heroes are an unsung British couple. It is uncannily fascinating to imagine the beak of the finch changing in our lifetime in response to evolutionary pressure...

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Published
06/07/1995

Publisher
Vintage

ISBN
9780099468714


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