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Quiz: Darwin and evolution by natural selection


During his voyage on the Beagle, Darwin noticed that fossil remains and modern species found on the same continent resembled each other very closely.
What was his explanation for the appearance of new, but similar, species?
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While the primary purpose of the Beagle voyage was to survey and map the coast of South America, Darwin's task was to make scientific observations. © AMNH