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12 Cards in this Set

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study of fossils
species that vary globally
large flightless birds
species that vary locally
through time
armadillo, whale
nature provides the variations and humans select those they want
artificial selection
said that earth is really old and the process that changex earth in the past is the same process that operates in the present
james hutton
came up with uniformitarianism
charles lyell and his principles of geology
laws of nature are constant over time and scientists must explain past events in terms they can observe in the present
said that organisms culd change during their lifetime
jean baptiste lamark
reasoned that if the human population grew unchecked there wouldnt be enough living space
thomas malthus
explorer in the south pacific islands that wrote a letter to darwin
alfred wallace
who wrote evolution by natureal selection