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Unformatted text preview: Living Organisms and Fossils Darwin collected the preserved remains of ancient organisms, called fossils. fossils. Some of those fossils resembled organisms that were still alive today. Living Organisms and Fossils Others looked completely unlike any creature he had ever seen. As Darwin studied fossils, new questions arose. Why had so many of these species disappeared? How were they related to living species? Fossils The Galapagos Island The smallest, lowest islands were hot, dry, and nearly barren-Hood Island-sparse vegetation The higher islands had greater rainfall and a different assortment of plants and animalsIsabela- Island had rich vegetation....
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This document was uploaded on 03/13/2014 for the course SCIENCE Biology at Beavercreek High School.
- Fall '13