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Key Concept and Terms for IB 31 lectures 1-3 (Jan. 25-30) Vocabulary: Proximate Ultimate Ethology Ethogram Fitness Phylogeny Allele Homozygote Heterozygote Mutation Gene flow Genetic drift Natural selection Founder effect Bottleneck People: Darwin Wallace Lamarck Niko and Luuk Tinbergen Karl von Frisch Konrad Lorenz Tolman Kettlewell Majerus Concepts: What are Tinbergen’s four questions for describing behavior? Which are ultimate and which are proximate? Be able to give some examples of different types of stimuli that elicit behavior. Be able to define Evolution. Be able to describe the scientific method. List the four causes of evolution. Define genetic drift.
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Unformatted text preview: When is it most influential in a population? • What happens to the gene pool during a population bottleneck? What is the result when population sizes rebound? • What effects could gene flow have on a population? • Compare and contrast natural selection, catastrophism, and inheritance of acquired characteristics. Some examples used this week: Black headed gulls, Critter Cams, mantis shrimp signaling, pit viper chemoreception, homing pigeons, Tryon’s rats, infanticide in lions, western garter snakes, Kuna moon children, industrial melanism in Biston moths, elephant seals...
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  • Spring '08
  • Evolution, Mutation Gene Flow, Luuk Tinbergen Karl von Frisch Konrad Lorenz Tolman Kettlewell Majerus, Proximate Ultimate Ethology, Tolman Kettlewell Majerus, Founder effect Bottleneck

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