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Charles Darwin (12FEB1809 - 19APR1882)

  • Birth

    Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
  • Beagle Voyage

    Charles Darwin set sail aboard the beagle for a voyage to survey the South American region. He spent a total of 18 months on the ship and the rest of the 5 years exploring nearby lands like the Brazilian jungle and Andes mountains.
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    Evolution via Natural Selection

    After Darwin visited the Galapagos islands he began to research them and realized the animals there had evolved to survive in their current habitats. These animals were originally believed to be their own species but after studying. He realized they were the same animals that had evolved and adapted to their environment. This Theory is "survival of the fittest. Link Text
  • Death

    Charles Darwin died of a heart attack and seizures on Christmas at the Down House. Later he was buried in Westminster Abbey