Unformatted text preview: reproductive achievement in a given environment. In view of the fact that the, environment changes, the salamanders has to also adapt with their environment. Ultimately the buildup of adaptive modifications that one species will have, might have an end result of a new species. We must also take into account of evolution which happens through the process of natural selection. Natural selection is when thriving traits are passed on from generation to generation and traits that are not thriving are not passed on. It also consists of four premises, overproduction, variation, limits on population growth, and differential reproductive success. In this case the limbs may not have been a successful trait for the salamanders....
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- Spring '09
- Evolution, Primary Succession, Selection Primary succession