Charles Darwin: The Journey of Evolution

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Charles Darwin and early life
Charles Darwin known best for his work as a naturalist, developed a theory of evolution in which explains biological change. He was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12th, 1909. In 1931, he set on his first journey embarking on a 5 year survey around the work on the HMS Beagle. This allowed him to gain knowledge in his area of study of specimens around the globe which then he developed his theory of evolution and his views on the process of natural selection. Darwin was the second youngest of six children, all of which came from a long line of scientists. His father, Dr. R.W. Darwin, was a medical doctor and his grandfather, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, was a well-known Botanist. His mother although did when he was only 8 years of age. In October 1925, when Charles was only 16 years old, he enrolled at Edinburgh University alone with his brother. Two years after this he then become a student ay Christs College in Cambridge. His family hoped that
According to Brian Richmond, curator of human origins at the American Museum of Natural History in new York “the theory has two main points, all life on Earth is connected and related to each other, and this diversity of life is a product of modifications of populations by natural selection, where some traits were favored in and environment over others," he said. The most significant piece of evidence was in 1994, when paleontologists found the fossilized remains of Ambulocetus natans, an animal whose name literally means "swimming-walking whale." Its forelimbs had fingers and small hooves but its hind feet were enormous given its size. It was clearly adapted for swimming, but it was also capable of moving clumsily on land, much like a seal

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