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Darwin's questions on caterpillar colouring

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Letter from Charles Darwin to Wallace, asking why some caterpillars are brightly coloured, dated February 1867. (extract)

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Letter to Alfred Russel Wallace from the Royal Society, about his Darwin Medal award

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