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Unformatted text preview: beach island formed less than 6000 years ago which cut down the production of a dark pigment in the fur. The owls and the hawks were able to see the darker colored mice better than the lighter which blended into the sand. The lighter colored fur mice were successful in that environment and were able to reproduce. The Darker color mice were not as successful because they were not camouflage. The lighter color mice had the adaptation from the genes that made them more successful and able to pass on that gene through reproduction. Because the expressed gene for light coat was more successful, the environment is going to choose the lighter color mice, and then many years the darker color mice could become extinct. The mouse with the light color fur is an example of a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment....
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