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Ho mo lo g o u sb o n estru ctu res similaritiesin th

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Unformatted text preview: s' an cesto rs, b u t h as n o clear fu n ctio n in th e mo d ern sp ecies. Ho mo lo g o u s b o n e stru ctu res. Similarities in th e b o n e stru ctu r o f th e fo rlimb s o f mammals aare a g o o d ex amp le o f Ho mo g o u s b o n e stru ctu res. Th e av erag e time to d eath fro m starv atio n in a fru it fly is ab o u t 2 0 h o u rs. Selectin g fo r in creased starv atio n resistan ce in fru it flies: can p ro d u ce p o p u latio n s in wh ich th e av erag e time to d eath fro m starv atio n is 1 6 0 h o u rs. Geo rg es Cu v ier's d isco v ery o f fo ssils o f Irish elk an d g ian t g ro u n d slo th : d emo n strated th at ex tin ctio n mu st h av e o ccu rred in p ast. Wh ile o n th e v o y ag e o f th e HMS Beag le, Darwin : n u rtu red h is lo v e o f stu d y in g n atu re, ex p lo rin g p lan t an d an imal d iv ersity , an d co llectin g fo ssils. Describ es th e d ifferen ce b etween artificial an d n atu ral selectio n . Natu ral selectio n acts with o u t th e in p u t o f h u man s; artificial selectio n req u ires h u man in p...
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