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 - Ashton - Goodreads
A fascinating documentation following the Grants and their studies on the Galápagos Islands. It really details and captures the idea of evolution in a way no book has done it before. This book is a must read for anyone interested in this f old of science. Read full review
Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our TimeUser Review - Emilee Vilardi - Goodreads
Beak of the finch was a very boring book. So boring, that it could put you to sleep. I had no choice but to read it for my biology class. You would only like this if you were really, really into ... Read full review