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Unformatted text preview: probably full grown and therefore unable to adapt and change depth easily. iii) Among offspring the depth of the beak would be longer as it would attempt to adapt to the drought that the generation before had struggled with 2. The only reason I can think that it would be beneficial to look like 5% dung rather than 100% dung or 0% dung is that the species or animal looking like 5% dung is less attractive to the predator than the species or animal looking like 0% dung and 100% food as opposed to 5% dung and 95% food. As to the actual effectiveness of this claim I am not extremely confident, due to the fact that it seems animalistic nature would tend to disregard 5% dung....
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- Fall '98