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British naturalist who developed a concept of evolution similar to that of Charles Darwin. He traveled in the Amazon region and the Malay Archipelago collecting specimens and wrote The Geographical Distribution of Animals (1876).
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British naturalist who developed a concept of evolution similar to that of Charles Darwin. He traveled in the Amazon region and the Malay Archipelago collecting specimens and wrote The Geographical Distribution of Animals (1876).
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British naturalist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin. Wallace spent eight years (1854–62) traveling in Malaysia and assembling evidence for his theories, which he sent to Darwin in England. Their findings were first presented to the public in 1858.
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