Unformatted text preview: • Some examples of disruptive selection include the balanced polymorphism of sickle-cell anemia with malaria in Africa, populations of swallowtail butterflies that have different predators and the Galapagos and African finches with beaks suited to different food sources. African Finch Beaks Sickle-cell Anemia and Malaria Adaptive Radiation is a term that is often used when a single ancestral type eventually evolves into many similar species, each with specific differences, such as the Galapagos finches studied by Darwin and discussed previously....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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