One day, Grant praised Lamarck's evolutionary ideas.
Darwin was astonished by Grant's audacity, but had recently read similar ideas in his grandfather Erasmus' journals.
While their totem is the crocodile, local Aborigines won’t eat crocs as it is believed if you don’t eat them, they won’t eat you.
Tall claims indeed, but pull up a stool and watch the fish feeding in the marina anyway.
For those who find sitting under the stars while watching a movie the ultimate in romance, it doesn’t get any better than this.
For those who like a glass of champagne washed down with some of the city’s finest sunsets aboard a boat.
Downstairs there’s also some fine dining to be had.
Slung low in an old-fashioned canvas chair with the love of your life, sip a drink, and watch the latest flick while cheeky possums scurry around your feet.
Australian movie industry legends such as Sigrid Thornton and Baz Luhrmann are huge fans of this outdoor cinema, one of the last great surviving movie houses under the stars.
However, many favoured competing explanations and it was not until the emergence of the modern evolutionary synthesis from the 1930s to the 1950s that a broad consensus developed in which natural selection was the basic mechanism of evolution.
Darwin's early interest in nature led him to neglect his medical education at the University of Edinburgh; instead, he helped to investigate marine invertebrates.
In 1871 he examined human evolution and sexual selection in The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, followed by The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872).