Unformatted text preview: disturbance in the ecosystem by changing and destroying some of the life in the environment. The salamander shown in question 9 brought to mind the natural selection section of chapter 6. This text brought me to the conclusion, that the salamander displayed with no hind limbs and very tiny forelimbs is this way because of natural selection. The two aspects of natural selection I feel this is an example of would be overproduction and variation. The manner in which the salamander’s environment changed causes the species to change and adapt as well. Variation was brought to mind also because not all creators are created exactly the same, therefore the salamander shown in the image can all just be a variation found in a new habitat....
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- Spring '10
- Ecological succession, secondary succession