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Incest

sexual activity between individuals so closely related that marriage is prohibited. Incest involving a child is a form of child abuse.


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Is incest avoidance selected for?

Hi! I was wondering, if incest avoidance or inbreeding avoidance is selected for! i know they are not the same thing, but in general, is it genetic? did natural selection select the genes that will create the avoidance behavior in organisms ...

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by MadMax112
Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:52 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is incest avoidance selected for?
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The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... such as hiding underground while all other felines on the planet are destroyed by an asteroid, and repopulated their species through extensive incest. This entire set of criteria is so unlikely to occur naturally, it is far within reason to call it practically impossible. Yet, we're presented ...

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by irtree
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
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Views: 4819

is this possible?

why incest?

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by JackBean
Tue May 31, 2011 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: is this possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1634

is this possible?

That's called incest.

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by mith
Tue May 31, 2011 7:26 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: is this possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1634

Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... I know that you don’t know because you don’t know why animals do what they do, the dog in particular. (For example: you should have researched incest avoidance in domestic dogs before posting.) I believe nature evolves as a whole, not as separate and distinct components relative to each other ...

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by KevinBehan
Thu Dec 23, 2010 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
Replies: 36
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