What does Charles Darwin eat? Darwin was also adventurous—he eagerly ate many of the animals that he collected, including iguanas, armadillos and rheas—and pious, taking along a bible for his five-year voyage.
What exotic animals did Charles Darwin eat? While circumnavigating the globe on HMS Beagle, Darwin continued his adventurous eating by snacking on armadillo, ostrich and puma (“remarkably like veal in its taste,” he described).
What was Charles Darwin’s favorite animal to eat? According to his records, Darwin’s favorite meal while on his journey was that of a 20-pound rodent, thought to be an agouti, which he described as the “very best meat I had ever tasted.” Though it seems counterintuitive, tales of scientists eating the very animals they study are quite well recorded throughout history.
What all animals did Charles Darwin discover? His discoveries included four different species of giant ground sloth (some of the largest land mammals ever to have lived), a gomphothere and the remains of an extinct horse. Many of Darwin’s fossils survive, at the Museum and elsewhere.