Photograph of the fossil Tiktaalik.

Essays about evolution

The following essays about evolution and Darwin have been written by the staff of the Paleontological Research Institution. Most are hosted on the PRI blog.

Page last updated February 1, 2024

Darwin and fishes

by Warren Allmon, February 6, 2023

Image showing drawings of two dragonet fish.

What did Darwin do?

by Warren Allmon, February 1, 2022

Image showing a statue of Darwin and the title page of the Origin of Species.

Darwin and insects

by Warren Allmon, updated January 2022

Historical image showing drawings of beetles.

Darwin, pollination, and evolutionary contrivances

by Warren Allmon, February 12, 2020

Photograph of pink lady slipper orchids.