Journal of Biosciences

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 203–205 | Cite as

Alfred Russel Wallace and the elimination of the unfit

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Keywords

Adaptation Alfred Russel Wallace elimination of the unfit evolution natural selection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University LibrariesWestern Kentucky UniversityBowling GreenUSA

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