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Unformatted text preview: phenotypes resulting from their interactions with the environment. Evolutionary Fitness-Fitness: the contribution an individual makes to the gene pool of the next generation, relative to the contributions of other individuals Sexual Selection-Type of selection that favors a trait giving an individual a competitive edge in attracting or keeping a mate-Can result in sexual dimorphism-Intrasexual selection: direct competition among individuals of one sex for mates of the opposite sex-Intersexual selection: individuals of one sex (usually females) are choosy in selecting their mates from individuals of the other sex...
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