Wednesday, March 5, 2014 |
Nearly every corner of the world is inhabited by a spectacular diversity of plants and animals.
But how did they get there? How do spiders cross great deserts, and plants migrate across continents, and how did monkeys cross the Atlantic, to get from Africa to South America?
This is a problem that has troubled biologists since Darwin. So, this week on Quirks & Quarks, we'll speak to the author of a new book that tracks the improbable voyages life has taken around our planet.
Plus - why some people aren't moved by the music.