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The Beak of the Finch Character Descriptions

Jonathan Weiner
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Peter Grant - This researcher, who has spent 20 years visiting Daphne Major, has a beard that is very similar to Darwin's.

Rosemary Grant - This person catches the two elusive finches in Chapter 1.

Charles Darwin - This person wrote the book, The Origin of Species.

Karl von Linne - This person, who published his research using a variant of his birth name, was a botanist from Sweden.

Carolus Linnaeus - This person created the lasting illustration of the tree of life, which describes the arrangement of plants and animals.

Peter Boag...

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