Objects & Places from The Beak of the Finch

Jonathan Weiner
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Princeton - This is the university for which the Grants work.

Galapagos Islands - Darwin's visit to this geographical area dramatically influenced his developing scientific thought.

Daphne Major - This is the island of the Galapagos on which the Grants focus their study of the finches.

Genovesa - This island is known to the Grants' team as "Rosemary's Island."

Pinta - This island supports both the Fuliginosa and Difficilis finches.

Los Hermanos - The Fuliginosa has this island to itself; the Fortis does not live here.

Santa Cruz - Puerto Ayora is located on this island.

Espanola - This island, which does not figure very heavily in most of the Grants' research, is located in the southeast part of the Galapagos archipelago.

Down House - Darwin lived and worked in this location.

Charles Darwin Research Center - This organization, located in the Galapagos Islands, was directed by...

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