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Old November 24th, 2017 #21
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Galapagos finches caught in act of becoming new species


A population of finches on the Galapagos has been discovered in the process of becoming a new species.

This is the first example of speciation that scientists have been able to observe directly in the field.

Researchers followed the entire population of finches on a tiny Galapagos island called Daphne Major, for many years, and so they were able to watch the speciation in progress.

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42103058