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Slow motion clip of a Beefly (Bombyliidae sp.) laying eggs by flicking them into the nest of a solitary bee, UK, April.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Slow motion clip of a Beefly (Bombyliidae sp.) laying eggs by flicking them into the nest of a solitary bee, UK, April.
Photographic reconstruction of Archaeopteryx by Paul D. Stewart.  The fossils of this species was from 150 million years ago, and is thought of as a stage between feathered dinosaurs and modern birds.  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Photographic reconstruction of Archaeopteryx by Paul D. Stewart. The fossils of this species was from 150 million years ago, and is thought of as a stage between feathered dinosaurs and modern birds.
Tenrec (Echinops telfairi) walking across leaf litter, Berenty Reserve, Madagascar.  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Tenrec (Echinops telfairi) walking across leaf litter, Berenty Reserve, Madagascar.
Common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus) composite showing metamorphosis from larva to adult, The Netherlands, meetyourneighbours.net project  -  MYN / Paul van Hoof
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MYN / Paul van Hoof / Common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus) composite showing metamorphosis from larva to adult, The Netherlands, meetyourneighbours.net project
Driver ant (Dorylus) large soldier guarding smaller ants, in Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo.  -  Theo Webb
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Theo Webb / Driver ant (Dorylus) large soldier guarding smaller ants, in Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) mother with young, and silverback in background. Virunga Mountains, Rwanda. Non-ex.  -  Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) mother with young, and silverback in background. Virunga Mountains, Rwanda. Non-ex.
Illustration of human evolution from left to right Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus africanus, Homo erectus and Homo sapiens. Pencil and watercolor painting.  -  Juan Manuel Borrero
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Juan Manuel Borrero / Illustration of human evolution from left to right Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus africanus, Homo erectus and Homo sapiens. Pencil and watercolor painting.
Photomontage of living gecko feet showing a variety of forms. Gecko feet employ very small subdivided filaments to bond with their substrates at the molecular level using Van Der Waals' forces. Every...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Photomontage of living gecko feet showing a variety of forms. Gecko feet employ very small subdivided filaments to bond with their substrates at the molecular level using Van Der Waals' forces. Every...
1881 portrait of Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) English Naturalist and author of the Origin of Species. 1922 Hand coloured portrait aquatint of Darwin by G. Sidney Hunt after...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 1881 portrait of Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) English Naturalist and author of the Origin of Species. 1922 Hand coloured portrait aquatint of Darwin by G. Sidney Hunt after...
A rare British broadsheet illustration with contemporary hand colouring, drawn and engraved by John Emslie and published by James Reynolds in 1849. It shows reconstructions of extinct creatures in the...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / A rare British broadsheet illustration with contemporary hand colouring, drawn and engraved by John Emslie and published by James Reynolds in 1849. It shows reconstructions of extinct creatures in the...
Engraving of an ape-like cave man accompanying an article by Boitard in the French 'Magasin Universel' (April 1838). This is the earliest reconstruction of a pre-historic human. It is striking that it...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Engraving of an ape-like cave man accompanying an article by Boitard in the French 'Magasin Universel' (April 1838). This is the earliest reconstruction of a pre-historic human. It is striking that it...
Finch specimens at the Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, L to R Top: Large Ground Finch (Geospiza magnirostris), Woodpecker Finch (Cactospiza pallidu...  -  Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Finch specimens at the Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, L to R Top: Large Ground Finch (Geospiza magnirostris), Woodpecker Finch (Cactospiza pallidu...
Arctic River beauty (Chamerion latifolium) flowering, Landmannalauger, Iceland, June  -  Guy Edwardes
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Guy Edwardes / Arctic River beauty (Chamerion latifolium) flowering, Landmannalauger, Iceland, June
Green hermit {Phaethornis guy} approaching flower with curved corolla matching the bird's bill, Trinidad, West Indies, Digital composite.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Green hermit {Phaethornis guy} approaching flower with curved corolla matching the bird's bill, Trinidad, West Indies, Digital composite.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) tuskless adult. Due to high poaching in the 80', the Luangwa elephants are small in size and often toothless. Luangwa National Park, Zambia  -  Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) tuskless adult. Due to high poaching in the 80', the Luangwa elephants are small in size and often toothless. Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Front flipper of Southern Elephant Seal bull (Mirounga leonina) showing the five nails and webbing between each digit. King Haakon Bay, South Georgia. November.  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Front flipper of Southern Elephant Seal bull (Mirounga leonina) showing the five nails and webbing between each digit. King Haakon Bay, South Georgia. November.
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick in the hand, showing claws on wings. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru  -  Mark  Bowler
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Mark Bowler / Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick in the hand, showing claws on wings. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick wing showing claw detail. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru (non-ex)  -  Mark  Bowler
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Mark Bowler / Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick wing showing claw detail. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru (non-ex)
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick climbing out of water using claws on wings. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru (non-ex)  -  Mark  Bowler
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Mark Bowler / Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick climbing out of water using claws on wings. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru (non-ex)
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick perched on branch showing claws on wings. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru (non-ex)  -  Mark  Bowler
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Mark Bowler / Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick perched on branch showing claws on wings. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru (non-ex)
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick in the hand, showing claw on the wing. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru  -  Mark  Bowler
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Mark Bowler / Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) chick in the hand, showing claw on the wing. The claws are a vestigial feature which is lost by adulthood. Rio Yavari, Peru
Violet sabrewing hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) visiting Heliconia flower  (Heliconia bihai) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Violet sabrewing hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) visiting Heliconia flower (Heliconia bihai) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.
Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from Heliconia flower (Heliconia champneiana) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from Heliconia flower (Heliconia champneiana) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.
Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from Heliconia flower (Heliconia champneiana) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from Heliconia flower (Heliconia champneiana) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.
Rufous tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) visiting Heliconia flower (Heliconia bihai) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Rufous tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) visiting Heliconia flower (Heliconia bihai) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.
Scaly breated hummingbird (Phaeochroa cuvieri) visiting Heliconia in flower (Heliconia latispatha), La Selva, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Scaly breated hummingbird (Phaeochroa cuvieri) visiting Heliconia in flower (Heliconia latispatha), La Selva, Costa Rica.
Scaly breated hummingbird (Phaeochroa cuvieri) visiting Heliconia in flower (Heliconia latispatha), La Selva, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Scaly breated hummingbird (Phaeochroa cuvieri) visiting Heliconia in flower (Heliconia latispatha), La Selva, Costa Rica.
Violet sabrewing hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) visiting Heliconia flower (Heliconia latispatha), La Selva, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Violet sabrewing hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) visiting Heliconia flower (Heliconia latispatha), La Selva, Costa Rica.
Red-footed plumeleteer hummingbird (Chalybura urochrysia) feeding on Heliconia flower (Heliconia latispatha) La Selva, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Red-footed plumeleteer hummingbird (Chalybura urochrysia) feeding on Heliconia flower (Heliconia latispatha) La Selva, Costa Rica.
Stripe-throated hermit hummingbird (Phaethornis striigularis) feeding on Heliconia flower (Heliconia latispatha) La Selva, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Stripe-throated hermit hummingbird (Phaethornis striigularis) feeding on Heliconia flower (Heliconia latispatha) La Selva, Costa Rica.
Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from  Heliconia flower (Heliconia wagneriana) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from Heliconia flower (Heliconia wagneriana) La Selva Field Station, Costa Rica.
Violet sabrewing hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) visiting heliconia in bloom (Heliconia latispatha) La Selva, Costa Rica.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Violet sabrewing hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) visiting heliconia in bloom (Heliconia latispatha) La Selva, Costa Rica.
Aerials of snorkellers swimming the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef from the dayboat Evolution, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia October 2016.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Aerials of snorkellers swimming the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef from the dayboat Evolution, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia October 2016.
Aerials of the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef showing the tourist dayboat Evolution, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia October 2016.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Aerials of the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef showing the tourist dayboat Evolution, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia October 2016.
Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) male well camouflaged amongst snow covered boulders, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, February.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) male well camouflaged amongst snow covered boulders, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, February.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) tuskless female, leading her group in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. The park experienced heavy poaching during the Mozambican Civil War, and elephants were...  -  Jen Guyton
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Jen Guyton / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) tuskless female, leading her group in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. The park experienced heavy poaching during the Mozambican Civil War, and elephants were...
Flock of Ancestral cardueline finches arriving on Hawaiian Island around 4 million years ago. Eurasian rosefinches (Carpodacus sp) are the most likely ancestors of the Hawaiian honeycreepers.  -  Julian Hume
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Julian Hume / Flock of Ancestral cardueline finches arriving on Hawaiian Island around 4 million years ago. Eurasian rosefinches (Carpodacus sp) are the most likely ancestors of the Hawaiian honeycreepers.
Photograph of Charles Darwin taken by Lock & Whitfield in 1877 and published in' Men of Mark' 1878.  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Photograph of Charles Darwin taken by Lock & Whitfield in 1877 and published in' Men of Mark' 1878.
Photograph of George John Romanes (1848-1894) Canadian born English naturalist, friend of Darwin, and author of Animal Intelligence and Mental evolution.  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Photograph of George John Romanes (1848-1894) Canadian born English naturalist, friend of Darwin, and author of Animal Intelligence and Mental evolution.
Photograph of John Thomas Gulick (March 13, 1832 - April 14, 1923)  an American missionary and naturalist from Hawaii. He performed some of the first modern evolutionary studies, starting with a colle...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Photograph of John Thomas Gulick (March 13, 1832 - April 14, 1923) an American missionary and naturalist from Hawaii. He performed some of the first modern evolutionary studies, starting with a colle...
The history of life, proposed by  Swiss-American naturalist Louis Agassiz. Agassiz would disagree strongly with Darwin's theory of evolution. This diagram from 1855 shows how he understood biological...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / The history of life, proposed by Swiss-American naturalist Louis Agassiz. Agassiz would disagree strongly with Darwin's theory of evolution. This diagram from 1855 shows how he understood biological...
Fossilized hand of small predatory Permian reptile (Captorhinus), held in human hand. Five fingered pentadactyl hand we share with ancestors going back across over 300 million years of evolution. Capt...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Fossilized hand of small predatory Permian reptile (Captorhinus), held in human hand. Five fingered pentadactyl hand we share with ancestors going back across over 300 million years of evolution. Capt...
Fossilized hand of small predatory Permian reptile (Captorhinus), held in human hand. Humans share five fingered (pentadactyl) hands with many ancestors going back across 300 million years of evolutio...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Fossilized hand of small predatory Permian reptile (Captorhinus), held in human hand. Humans share five fingered (pentadactyl) hands with many ancestors going back across 300 million years of evolutio...
Portrait of Jean Baptiste Lamarck (1 August 1744 - 18 December 1829) Lamarck was a french pre-Darwinian advocate of evolution (transmutation) and an influential invertebrate taxonomist.  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portrait of Jean Baptiste Lamarck (1 August 1744 - 18 December 1829) Lamarck was a french pre-Darwinian advocate of evolution (transmutation) and an influential invertebrate taxonomist.
Sepia photograph of Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), English philosopher, 1860s. Spencer was a journalist who published his best known work Principals of Psychology in which he applied Darwin's ideas on e...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Sepia photograph of Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), English philosopher, 1860s. Spencer was a journalist who published his best known work Principals of Psychology in which he applied Darwin's ideas on e...
Frontispiece to Alexander Winchell's 'Preadamites or a demonstration of the existence of men before Adam', 1880. Winchell was a theistic evolutionist who believed that Adam in the bible was not relate...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Frontispiece to Alexander Winchell's 'Preadamites or a demonstration of the existence of men before Adam', 1880. Winchell was a theistic evolutionist who believed that Adam in the bible was not relate...
Comparison of the femur of a modern Three toed sloth and extinct giant sloth Scleidotherium spp. Scelidotherium (including the femur) found by Darwin. The discovery of these giant extinct relatives of...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Comparison of the femur of a modern Three toed sloth and extinct giant sloth Scleidotherium spp. Scelidotherium (including the femur) found by Darwin. The discovery of these giant extinct relatives of...
Darwin in the Woods - historical cartoon of Charles Darwin entitled 'Natural Selection' by Frederick Waddy from his 'Cartoon portraits and biographical sketches of men of the day' 1873.  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Darwin in the Woods - historical cartoon of Charles Darwin entitled 'Natural Selection' by Frederick Waddy from his 'Cartoon portraits and biographical sketches of men of the day' 1873.
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