Charles Darwin Quote

As natural selection acts by competition, it adapts the inhabitants of each country only in relation to the degree of perfection of their associates; so that we need feel no surprise at the inhabitants of any one country, although on the ordinary view supposed to have been specially created and adapted for that country, being beaten and supplanted by the naturalised productions from another land.


On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (ed. 1869)

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As natural selection acts by competition, it adapts the inhabitants of each country only in relation to the degree of perfection of their associates; ...

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As natural selection acts by competition, it adapts the inhabitants of each country only in relation to the degree of perfection of their associates; ...

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As natural selection acts by competition, it adapts the inhabitants of each country only in relation to the degree of perfection of their associates; ...

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As natural selection acts by competition, it adapts the inhabitants of each country only in relation to the degree of perfection of their associates; ...