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Chapter 53 1. Populations of mammals that live in colder climates tend to have shorter ears and limbs than populations of the same species in warm climates (coyotes are a good example of this). This is called ____________ Rule. 2. Populations of mammals that live in colder climates tend to have larger bodies than populations of the same species in warm climates (coyotes are a good example of this). This is called ____________ Rule. 3. Allen’s Rule and Bergmann’s Rule are based on data collected from mammal species with populations in both cold and warm climates. The rules show population characteristics that help individuals to limit their ____________ ____________ . 4. ____________ ____________ is the rate at which a population of a given species will
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Unformatted text preview: increase when no limits are placed on its rate of growth. 5. The size at which a population stabilizes in a particular place is defined as the _________ __________ for that species. 6. Life history adaptations of ____ selected populations are characterized by an early age of first reproduction and short maturation time and life span. 7. Species that have a delayed reproductive stage, are competing for limited resources and have smaller numbers of slowly maturing large offspring show ______ selected adaptations. 8. The statistical study of populations including sex ratio, age structure and predicting growth rates is called __________. 72...
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2008 for the course BIOL 1720 taught by Professor Jagadeeswaran during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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