The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner

This book documents the work of two scientists who spent twenty years on a remote island in the Galapagos, studying finches in order to understand Darwin's theory of evolution. The book follows their journey and discoveries, revealing that the finches evolve in real time as their environment changes. It provides a compelling and accessible exploration of the process of natural selection and offers a vivid demonstration of evolution in action.

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