Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent: The improbable importance of everything and other lessons from Darwin's lost notebooks

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How important it is to walk along, not in haste, but slowly, looking at everything and calling out Yes! No! – Mary Oliver Almost everyone has heard about “Darwin’s Finches” — those dark little birds that live on the Galapagos Islands. But most people don’t realize that Darwin didn’t set eyes upon those birds until…