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A superhighway is put down in a field separating a population of snails. Over time, they acquire mutations and become two different species. This is an example of ________ speciation. B A C
Allopatric In the process of adaptive radiation, there is usually one species from which others will quickly diverge. This original species is known as the founder species Reproductive barriers increasing over time would lead to ________
Evolution is
At a family get-together, your uncle says “I don’t believe in that evolution stuff. Scientists are always saying that something evolved because of ‘a gene for eyes’ or ‘a gene for wings’. Well, that’s crazy – how can one single gene build an eye or a wing?” How do you reply?
The place where Darwin noticed finch and tortoise differences that helped him develop his theory of evolution was ________?
The first bird that evolved the ability to fly now had habitats never before available and soon branched out into many different species utilizing different resources, which is an example of ________.
A donkey and a horse can mate and produce a mule. Why are they not considered to be the same species?
Cheetahs, once hunted to near extinction, are now protected and recovering, although the number of different alleles at 5 different loci has dropped from 28 to 16. This is an example of ________
What does the term 2pq represent in the Hardy-Weinberg principle?
Although Lamarck’s idea of inheritance of acquired characteristics was demonstrated to be false, there is a way in which exposure to some environmental factors can be passed on to offspring. This is known as
What is the only way to introduce a new allele into a species?

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