Players are junior naturalists helping Charles Darwin finish his book On the Origin of Species. Study animals, carry out cartographic surveys, publish your findings, and develop theories. Your goal is to score Victory Points to determine who contributed the most to the Origin of Species!
On each player's turn, move clockwise around the board, selecting a tile in the same row or column as The Beagle ship pawn. Discover familiar and exotic animals, with striking illustrations, scientific names, and height ranges. Even more facts are included in the appendix! The tile you choose affects how far The Beagle sails, so you'll need to balance taking what you need without giving the next player an advantage.By collecting animals from the same class or ecosystem, your knowledge grows and you can publish your findings for points.
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