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Unformatted text preview: Explain reproductive isolation. 1. List and give examples of premating and postmating isolating mechanisms. 2. Explain speciation. 1. Explain the 2 factors that speciation depends on. 2. Understand how isolation and genetic divergence act on a pair of populations to result in speciation. 3. Compare allopatric and sympatric speciation. 4. Explain adaptive radiation. 3. Understand causes of extinction. 1.List major environmental factors that may result in extinction. 2. Explain how localized distributions make a species more vulnerable to extinction. 3. Explain how overspecialization makes a species more vulnerable to extinction....
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