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Wallace, Alfred Russel

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɒlɪs
 
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Definition of Wallace, Alfred Russel in English:

( 1823–1913), English naturalist and a founder of zoogeography. He independently formulated a theory of the origin of species very similar to that of Charles Darwin.

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