Objects & Places from The Beak of the Finch

Jonathan Weiner
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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.


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


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.


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 Tjitte de Vries.

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