New species can develop in as little as TWO generations, according to a study of Darwin's finches

A new species of bird has arisen on the Galapagos Islands within just two generations of breeding, a new study has found.
In a case of history repeating itself, scientists made the discovery by observing Darwin's finches, named for their influence on the work of the evolutionary biologist.
Researchers discovered a 'newcomer' finch on the small island of Daphne Major 36 years ago, which bred with native birds to result in the new 'big bird' species.
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NEW SPECIES IS BORN  The Grants and their research team followed the new 'big bird' lineage on Daphne Island for six... read more

23 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 52
Source: Daily Mail

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