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To A. G. Butler   9 May 1877

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"I have always been inclined to think that sparrows were acute & crafty birds, but you certainly show that they are Fools, & if they go on behaving in so idiotic a manner, you will do quite right to expose their conduct in some public Journal!--"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arthur Gardiner Butler
Date:  9 May 1877
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 67)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10957

From A. G. Butler   8 May 1877

Summary

Can CD explain why house sparrows persist in trying to build a nest in a spot from which it is daily removed?

Author:  Arthur Gardiner Butler
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 160: 388
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10953
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