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Unformatted text preview: adaptable to the new and changing environment. The environment changed from mostly water to more dry lands. When the environment was mostly water the salamander did not require limbs to navigate and survive. The salamander evolved with growing limbs to manage the solid terrain. The traits passed on of larger limbs helped improve the salamanders chance of survival. Managing the solid ground presented the salamander more opportunity of finding food rather than being the food of the overpopulated waters. The survival of the salamander was probably very much due to their evolution and ability to reproduce in high enough numbers. Through the evolution process many offspring do not survive. The ongoing change of traits and adaption to the environment can determine the existence of any species....
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