Lab 1 Museum Assignment

Lab 1 Museum Assignment - Name: PUT STICKER HERE TA:...

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Name: PUT STICKER HERE TA: Natural History Museum Lab Activity: Evolution, Natural Selection, and Sexual Selection Admission to the Museum is free with your USC identification card. Answer the following questions, drawing on both the posted information and your own knowledge of evolutionary processes. This worksheet is due in your lab section the week of September 10 th -14 th . **NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. BE SURE TO PUT YOUR ENTRY STICKER ON YOUR WORKSHEET, OR YOU WILL NOT GET CREDIT FOR COMPLETING THE EXERCISE.** African Mammals 1) Give the common names of three species on display that exhibit sexual dimorphism. In each case, what traits are seen in one sex but not the other? What does this pattern suggest about mating competition and mate choice in these species? 2) According to the posted signs at the museum (and conventional wisdom), giraffe have long necks in order to allow them to feed from higher branches then other animals. However, a review
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2009 for the course ANTH 200Lg taught by Professor Yamashita during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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Lab 1 Museum Assignment - Name: PUT STICKER HERE TA:...

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