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Darwin, rocks and worms

Charles Darwin had many interests, many of which became passions. One of these was earthworms and the part they play in the natural world. This passion stayed with him throughout his life and…

Ladys Slipper Orchid

Darwin and the Lady's Slipper

The Lady's Slipper Orchid is Britain's rarest and most impressive orchid. It caused great frustration to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

Rock Dove

Darwin's Pigeons

Natural & artificial selections are at the heart of On the Origin of Species. Darwin realised that many varieties of pigeon originated from the same species - the Rock Dove, including feral…