Charles Darwin described the idea of evolution in 1859 in his book, The Origin of Species.
The word ‘evolution’ was first mentioned in the book ‘The Origin of Species’ in 1859, by Charles Darwin.
- Darwin put forward the concept of evolution during his journey to the Galapagos Islands.
- He recorded that all living species change both their physical and anatomical structure over a long period of time for better adaptations to the developing environment.
- The difference is by natural process and the species which do not get adjust will find it difficult to sustain.
- This was the proposed concept of natural selection and Darwin called it ‘Survival of the fittest.