Episode 497 – Metropolis Meets the Galapagos Islands

Culex pipiens, but which
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When most people think about wildlife evolution, the interface where metropolis meets the Galapagos Islands of Charles Darwin’s era seldom comes to mind. Quite the contrary, large metropolises worldwide function as hotbeds of evolution that surpass Darwin’s wildest dreams. Many mosquitoes can claim Culex pipiens as part of their names. But some of these subspecies may possess characteristics that might surprise you.

Check out this article to learn more about two amazing variations on the C. pipiens evolutionary theme.

 

 

 

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