Biology - Biology- Evolution Species is a group of...

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Biology- Evolution Species – is a group of individuals that can interbreed and produce healthy, fertile offspring. Population – a group of individuals of the same species living in a specific area. Variation – the difference found within individual members of a population. Variation can be extreme or subtle (barely noticeable). Not all variations can be seen. Some differences are biochemical and occur on a cellular level. These biochemical variations may be permanent or temporary based on local conditions (a rabbit changing fur color with the seasons). Most variations are the result of random mutation and/or recombination. Variations of are three types, Beneficial, Neutral, or Harmful. A Beneficial variation allows the particular individual of the population to become more successful and therefore increase the number of individuals in the population with this variation. The individual survives better has more offspring and passes on the gene. This is also called an adaptation. An inherited trait that increases populations chances of survival and reproduce in a particular environment is called an adaptation. A Neutral variation does not affect the particular individual of the population in relation to its’
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