Naturalist who also traversed the Amazon rainforest and noted pet mimicry. He followed the expedition of Alfred Russel Wallace, his coach and teacher, towards the tropics. By documenting the different methods rainforest pets and bugs imitated other existence forms or inanimate items, he lent additional support to the idea of development. He was created in Leicester right into a middle class family members. Among the goals of his trip was to discover proof for Charles Darwin theory on the foundation of species.