Selfish Gene Question Set 4 2007

Selfish Gene Question Set 4 2007 - The Selfish Gene...

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The Selfish Gene Question Set 4 Chapter 10. You scratch my back, I’ll ride on yours 1. Dawkins states (p. 166) “If animals live in groups their genes must get more benefit out of the association than they put in." Give an example (not one given by Dawkins) of a social animal and describe the benefits that group living gives to genes of group members. 2. Why would Hamilton refer to a group of animals as a “selfish herd?” 3. Dawkins presents three hypotheses for the evolution of alarm calls. Give one that is different from those given in questions 4 & 5. 4. Dawkins presents three hypotheses for the evolution of alarm calls. Give one that is different from those given in questions 3 & 5. 5. Dawkins presents three hypotheses for the evolution of alarm calls. Give one that is different from those given in questions 3 & 4. 6. Explain the sex and caste determining system in the social hymenoptera. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Kilgen during the Spring '08 term at Nicholls State.

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