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Forgotten evolutionist rediscovered at last

"Excellent. This is the actual spot," he yells. It is on this site, in a long-gone thatched hut, that Alfred Russel Wallace is believed to have spent weeks in 1855 writing a seminal paper on the theory of evolution. Yet he is largely unknown outside ...

Where Earth's life lives: Famous map gets an update

Alfred Russel Wallace was one of the 19th century's foremost naturalists, independently describing what became the theory of evolution, for which his contemporary Charles Darwin is more widely known. Like Darwin, Wallace was influenced by the creatures he ...

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Mystery Solved, Scientists Say

No, this is not an April Fool's joke. Century-old debate Researchers have looked for novel ways to settle the question ever since Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace started the argument in the 1870s. All four of the hypotheses listed here ...

100 years after death, evolution's other discoverer gains recognition

(The Malay Archipelago, 1869) Imagine if you could get that excited about anything, let alone insect collecting, as Alfred Russel Wallace, who died 100 years ago on Thursday, did in this journal entry made during the eminent, if overlooked, field biologist ...

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Alfred Russel Wallace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 14, 2014

Alfred Russel Wallace OM FRS (8 January 1823 – 7 November 1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, and biologist. He is best ...

Introduction | The Alfred Russel Wallace Website

Updated April. 15, 2014

Alfred Russel Wallace (1823 - 1913) was one of the 19th century's most remarkable intellectuals. Not only did he co-discover evolution by natural selection with ...

Alfred Russel Wallace

Updated April. 13, 2014

This educational website explores the life and ideas of Alfred Russel Wallace, the co-founder with Charles Darwin of the theory of evolution by natural selection.

Alfred Russel Wallace - National Geographic Magazine

Updated April. 13, 2014

The Man Who Wasn't Darwin Alfred Russel Wallace charted a great dividing line in the living world—and found his own route to the theory of evolution.