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Where did Charles Darwin develop his theory of natural selection?

Charles Darwin graduated from Cambridge University in 1831 and spent the next five years of his life as a naturalist on board the HMS Beagle. The Beagle traveled around the world, including among its destinations the Galapagos Islands, west of South America, where Darwin spent six weeks collecting data from which he developed his theories of natural selection, published in Origin of the Species in 1859.



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