The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time
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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Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our TimeUser Review - Jackie - Goodreads
I read this in the 1990's and it is a great book about the Galapagos, Darwin and evolution. Read full review
Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our TimeUser Review - Becky - Goodreads
I picked this up in preparation for a trip to the Galápagos this fall, but it would be enjoyable for anyone with even a basic interest in the natural world and/or really cool science stuff. The things ... Read full review