The research of British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) played a pivotal role in developing the theory of natural selection. But over time, Charles Darwin became almost universally thought of as the father of evolution. Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis hide caption

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He Helped Discover Evolution, And Then Became Extinct

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Berkshire pigs on Happy Hula Farm, a member of the Eden Farms collective. Amy Mayer/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Navy Sonar Criticized For Harming Marine Mammals

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The Bird That Struts Its Stuff

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Great Salt Lake Is No 'Dead Sea'

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Utah's Fossil Finds Describe an Ancient World

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Researchers are using small remote-controlled planes to survey the populations of the greater sage grouse. Stephen J. Krasemann/Science Source hide caption

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From Battle To Birds: Drones Get Second Life Counting Critters

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In this Jan. 18 photo provided by the NYU Langone Medical Center, a technician examines mice to determine their health at the hospital's complex in New York. New York University/AP hide caption

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A Tale Of Mice And Medical Research, Wiped Out By A Superstorm

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A Fish and Wildlife Service team caught and killed an alligator after the animal attacked a 6-year-old boy Friday. The boy survived with only incidental wounds. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hide caption

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Father Saves Boy From Alligator Attack, With A Stranger's Help

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'Zoobiquity': What Humans Can Learn From Animal Illness

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Climate Change Takes Flight in New Novel

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The Miami-based Cat Network operates a program that traps, neuters and releases feral cats back to their colonies. A bill before the Florida Legislature would offer legal protection to those programs. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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As Florida Bill Looks To Aid Feral Cats, Opponents Claw Back

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