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Evolution – The Evolutionary Arms Race Questions Sumeer 1. Why is the Rough-Skinned Newt believed to be many times more toxic than most other species? It is in an “arms race” with the garter snake, which is the only predator it has. Since the garter snake can resist the toxin, the newt evolves stronger toxin. 2. In the case of Garter Snakes, what is the evolutionary trade off it has faced? The more resistant a snake is to the toxin, the slower it is without it. 3. What is the main driving force in current human evolution? Microorganisms that cause disease. 4. Why was the Surgeon General wrong in 1969 when he declared that we had won the war on germs? Because the “germs” have kept on evolving. 5. Why is the Russian prison system so infected with drug resistant to drug resistant Tuberculosis? They sometimes don't finish their treatments, which allows the drug resistant Tuberculosis to reproduce. 6.
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