THE BEAK OF THE FINCH

THE 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...


Author: Jonathan Weiner
ISBN: 9780099468714
Publication Date: 6 Jul 1995
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