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CATEGORY: Charles Darwin
Long-Extinct Galápagos Tortoise Species May Be On Its Way Back
December 14, 2015

A recent expedition to the Galápagos Islands launched a history-making effort to revive two species of giant tortoises previously believed to have gone extinct. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Charles Darwin
February 12, 2014

In honor of Darwin Day, learn 10 surprising facts about the famed evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin. Read More

The Best and Worst Dads of All Time
June 17, 2011

This Father’s Day, we bring you five men who exemplify some of history’s finest parenting—along with five others you’ll be glad you never had to call Dad. Read More

What Killed Charles Darwin?
May 11, 2011

Last week, Charles Darwin became the latest “patient” at an annual conference that aims to unravel the medical mysteries of long-dead historical figures. Read More