Comparative timeline – Darwin and Wallace

The following timeline explores the connections and overlaps between the development of Darwin’s and Wallace’s theories.  Click on the image below to visit the timeline.  Scroll up and down to view the events in the timeline:


Interactive Timeline: Charles Darwin vs Alfred Russel Wallace

For further reflection:  What are some of the characteristics of Wallace and Darwin, in regard to their lives and personalities, that contributed to their ability to arrive at similar conclusions about the process of organic evolution?

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