Into the Heart of Borneo - Chapter Thirteen and Chapter Fourteen Summary & Analysis

Redmond O'Hanlon
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Chapter Thirteen and Chapter Fourteen Summary and Analysis

The following day the team decides to rest, recover and eat. O'Hanlon reads and discusses the odd views on evolution defended by Beccari, a great botanical explorer in the nineteenth century. After reading awhile, O'Hanlon is starting to fall asleep when he sees a small bird, which he identifies as the very rare Bornean blue flycatcher. This makes up for him not encountering another rare species.

After seeing the bird, the team eats lunch; following lunch, the Iban go on a short fishing expedition while James and Redmond rest, trying to gather energy for the next day. Redmond then describes some of the past records of the Borneo rhinoceros to the reader, along with descriptions of other animals. He transitions into an extended discussion of Darwin's contemporaries and their theories about the origins...

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