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The observable response a person makes to any situation.

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Evolution: evidence of change

... ^Its related to fitness because adaptation enables organisms to become better suited to their environment and fitness is the physical traits and behaviours to enable organisms to survive and reproduce. How might relative dating provide innacurate data? ^ Relative dating might provide innacurate ...

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by Ayeshaa
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:30 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution: evidence of change
Replies: 2
Views: 4184

Animal Behaviour MC questions

... by others is about 0.35. d. It is contrary to the following prediction: persons experiencing different environments should exhibit different behaviours. 8. The statement “An adaptation is a trait whose fitness benefits (B) exceed its costs (C)” is false because an adaptation: (2 marks) not ...

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by mushroom
Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Behaviour MC questions
Replies: 3
Views: 4355

Re: Digestive System Evolution

... placed in a different environment -something that in their kind of animal, is rare. They developed different diet, dentition, jaws, skulls, social behaviours, and gut, in a time frame that defies conventional wisdom. It could be a different phenome without necessarily any mutations. This would ...

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by Crucible
Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
Replies: 60
Views: 120953

Coercive sexual behaviour evolutionary arms race

... system for these beetles. "It's a system of rape. But the females don't take things quietly. They evolve counter-weapons." Cited mating behaviours include males suffocating females underwater till exhausted, and allowing only occasional access to the surface to breathe for up to six ...

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by Abab
Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Coercive sexual behaviour evolutionary arms race
Replies: 4
Views: 4430


... the different layers of causation in these kind of complex systems is very hard. At the most basic level, you might argue that gregarious behaviours (or lack thereof) are largely constrained by genetic, but anything beyond, I will doubt. And following a leader charismatic leader goes far ...

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by canalon
Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
Replies: 37
Views: 28446
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