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Trivia about darwin

  • In 1911 the name of Palmerston, Australia evolved into this
  • Capital of Australia's N. Territory, named for a famed British naturalist who was never there
  • The subtitle of his landmark 1859 work is "The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life"
  • The chief port in Australia's Northern Territory; it was named after a naturalist on the Beagle
  • This Australian city was given its name by a former HMS Beagle sailor
  • Last name of Erasmus, author of "Zoonomia" & "The Botanic Garden", & his grandson Charles
  • Japanese bombs & a 1974 cyclone have slowed the "evolution" of this city on the north coast
  • (Alex reads the clue from the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT.) Mark Twain made notations in the books he owned; he wrote, "Can any plausible excuse be furnished for the crime of creating the human race" in this man's "Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle"
  • 8 years before "The Origin of Species" was published, this British naturalist wrote a paper on barnacles
  • A visit to the Keeling Islands led to his 1842 work "The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs"
  • Named for a British naturalist, it's Australia's northernmost capital
  • 19th century scientist Charles Wedgwood
  • It's "evolved" to become the largest city of Australia's Northern Territory
  • (Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a change of face.) A 2008 study finds that a scared face enlarges the visual field to gather more information about a source of fear; that supports this man's 1872 theory that expressions are adaptations
  • From 1838 to 1841 this naturalist was Secretary of the Geological Society of London
  • While serving as secretary of the Geological Society of London, 1839-41, he wrote the "Journal of Researches"
  • It's the capital of Australia's Northern Territory, which, incidentally, is located on the Beagle Gulf
  • He was upset to get a letter from Alfred Wallace about evolution theory, as he'd neglected to publish his own
  • This city's harbor was discovered in 1839 by John Stokes, surveyor aboard the HMS Beagle
  • During World War II, the Japanese repeatedly bombed this city on Australia's northern coast