As a former card-carrying member of the Glutton Club, Charles Darwin was pretty unsqueamish when it came to sampling strange flesh, but he did not at all relish the idea of eating calf foetus while travelling is South America. Fortunately, it turned out to be something decidedly more appetising: We did not reach the posta…
Specifically, a cow.
...to see how well they can smell.
Concerning Darwin's dealings with this tragic creature.
As witnessed by Charles Darwin in 1835.
Photo of an octopus collected by Charles Darwin in the Cape Verde Islands.
175 years ago today, HMS Beagle was beached to allow her keel to be inspected. The event resulted in one of the most iconic images of the famous ship.
Darwin's rare bird is centrepiece of Liverpool museum's 200th birthday display.
Charles Darwin's legendary powers of observation occasionally let him down.
The post office built by Syms Covington in the gold-rush town of Pambula, New South Wales is still standing.