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  • 16 Jan 2009

    Darwin Letter Friday

    From Lima, Darwin yearns for a roaring fire in merry old England, while looking forward to visiting the Galapagos Islands; chiefly for geological reasons. To William Darwin Fox [9–12 August] 1835 Lima July,1 1835 My dear Fox, I have lately received two of your letters, one dated June2 & the other November 1834. (—They reached […]

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  • 7 Jan 2009

    Galapagos Pink Iguana Discovered

    Here at Cambridge, when we hear “Galapagos,” we think Darwin. Many people do. But he didn’t catalog all of the strange creatures there. 150 years after Darwin’s visit the islands, scientists have discovered a new, pink iguana that dwells on a single volcano. Bloomberg story >> Don’t fret, Charles, it’s not your fault that you […]

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