How Henry Walter Bates Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Henry Walter Bates reached the respectable age of 67 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Explorer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Naturalist who traversed the Amazon rainforest and noted animal mimicry.

He accompanied the expedition of Alfred Russel Wallace, his mentor and teacher, to the tropics.

By recording the different ways rainforest animals and insects imitated other life forms or inanimate objects, he lent further support to the theory of evolution.

He was born in Leicester into a middle class family.

One of the goals of his journey was to find evidence for Charles Darwin theory on the origin of species.

How did Henry Walter Bates die?

Information about the death of Henry Walter Bates
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death67 years
ProfessionExplorer
BirthdayN/A
Death dateFebruary 16, 1892
Place of deathLondon, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.

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Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence.

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The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.

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It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life.

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They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.

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