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Charles Darwin used his studies of the tortoises in the Galapogos Islands as part of his theory of Evolution.

He noticed that the shape of their shells had evolved to allow them to reach up to eat leaves on plants on the islands which were higher up than leaves which other tortoises ate.

Darwin also noted something along these lines with pigeons and their beaks at the Galapogos.

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