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Sep 1212 Natural Selection.pdf

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTHR101
Professor
Dan Syrotuik
Semester
Winter

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Sep 12/12: Natural Selection September-14-12 7:35 AM Sep 12, 2012 Natural Selection - Species gradually change to suit their environment - Speciation - Darwin concluded the following: - In order for NS to occur, traits must be genetically inherited - Cannot occur unless there is variation between individuals. W/O variation there is always the same characteristics passed on from generation to generation. W/O variation species can't change. - Fitness: a measure of how adapted you are to your environment - The individuals ability to have offspring that will survive and reproduce - Sometimes adapting to your environment isn't necessarily beneficial throughout life - what once may have given a s
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