Beagle Phylo Deck
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Note: These segments are geographical, not chronological; the Beagle did a lot of backtracking.PlantsInvertebratesBirdsMammalsFish, reptiles and other vertebrates
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Portsmouth to MontevideoBaobab tree - Genus Adansonia - Cape Verde Islands http://blog.hmsbeagleproject.org/2012/02/bananas-baobab-and-germ-of-idea.htmlOctopus - Genus Octopus - Cape Verde Islands http://blog.hmsbeagleproject.org/2011/10/darwins-octopus.htmlPorcupine fish - Diodon antennatus
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Any of these plants collected at Bahia (Salvador) in March 1832 http://www.darwinsbeagleplants.org/Darwin/PlantIndex.aspx?family=&genus=&species=&location=13&monthfrom=0&yearfrom=1 ('I can only add raptures to the former raptures' http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/contentblock?itemID=F1925&basepage=1&hitpage=347&viewtype=side# )Zooplankton - Domain Eukaryota - Cape Verde Islands http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/contentblock?itemID=F1925&basepage=1&hitpage=54&viewtype=side#Flying fish - Family Exocoetidae
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Buenos Aires to Port FamineGiant kelp - Macrocystis pyrifera - Falkland Islands http://blog.hmsbeagleproject.org/2012/02/kinder-gentler-view-of-falklands.html"Aeronaut" spiders - Order Araneae - Off of Buenos Aires http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/frameset?pageseq=145&itemID=F1925&viewtype=sideDarwin's rhea - Rhea darwinii - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin%27s_Rhea - they were partway through eating it before he realized it was a new species! http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/contentblock?itemID=F1925&basepage=1&hitpage=347&viewtype=side#Recently extinct Falkland Islands wolf (Dusicyon australis) - http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/05/the-origin-of-the-friendly-wolf-that-confused-darwin/
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Any of these plants collected at Rio Santa Cruz in April 1834 http://www.darwinsbeagleplants.org/Darwin/Place.aspx?p=25&ix=21&pid=1&prcid=27&ppid=1500Darwin's tanager - Tanagra
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Extinct giant sloth/armadillo - Megatherium and/or Glyptodon, respectively http://scienceblogs.com/laelaps/2009/06/25/darwin-and-the-mega-theria-of/
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Chiloe to CallaoMonkey puzzle tree - Araucaria araucanaVenchuca/assassin bug - Triatoma protracta - Mendoza, Chile - bit Darwin, carries Chagas disease http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/contentblock?itemID=F1925&basepage=1&hitpage=347&viewtype=side#Fitzroy's dolphin - Delphinus fitzroyi - Darwin collected one off Argentina but it also occurs in the ocean off ChileChile Darwin’s frog - Rhinoderma rufum - lots of news on this one last year as it may be extinct http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2013/06/19/weird-frog-darwin-extinct/
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Darwin's fox - Pseudalopex fulvipes - Darwin hit one over the head with his geological hammer
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Galapagos to AuklandGalapagos prickly pear - Opuntia galapageia - Galapagos http://www.darwinsbeagleplants.org/Darwin/Plant.aspx?p=25&ix=179&pid=1504&prcid=4&ppid=1504Floreana mockingbird - Mimus trifasciatus - Floreana Island, Galapagos http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/species-of-the-day/evolution/mimus-trifasciatus/index.htmlGalapagos sea lion - Zalophus wollebaekiGalapagos giant tortoise - Genus Chelonoidis
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Genus Scalesia - Galapagos http://www.darwinsbeagleplants.org/Darwin/Plant.aspx?p=25&ix=752&pid=1504&prcid=4&ppid=1504Galapagos hawk - Craxirex galapagoensis - Santiago Island, GalapagosMarine iguana - Amblyrhynchus cristatus - 'imps of darkness'
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Sydney to FalmouthWelwitschia mirabilis - Southern AfricaCorals - Class Anthozoa - Cocos (Keeling) Islands - http://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/blogs/science-news/2011/06/27/darwins-corals
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