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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 1131
Professor
D.Sandgathe
Semester
Summer

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Voyage of the Beale (1832-1836)  Given by the British government  Fill in gaps in maps  Expected to collect specimens  Very strong social hierarchy in the British ships at that time of the year  Captain != crew  Darwin was taken as a specialist so that Fitzroy was not alone throughout the voyage Correlation Between the Fossil Record and Living Organism with A Region  Travelled around the whole coast of South America  Darwin came familiar with the fossils  Megatherium: extinct species of South American sloth  Glyptodon: an extinct relative of armadillos  Only find fossil of extent living spec
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