Taxonomic techniques compared • Pterosaurs • plant evolution and mega-herbivores • punctuated equilibrium • chimp vocalisations • giraffes’s necks • whale evolution • giant tortoises • platypus conspiracy • book recommendations
Some great news • How the internet is supposed to work • Darwin plays backgammon • Links and book reviews • a necessary owl
A poorly Darwin writes to his cousin • links and book recommendations • the evolution of the eye
A contentious gong · loads of links · book recommendations · Alfred Russel Wallace’s missing ‘L‘
In which Darwin gets to work on species, and I disappear down a research rabbit-hole. With loads of links to recent Darwin- and evolution-related stories.