BIO101 Trident University Week 4 Evolution and Biological Diversity Essay
Answer the following questions in a 2-3 page essay. APA format. select one species from the video below to address questions 4 and 5 (video is approximately 12 minutes in length). You will need to conduct additional research to complete the essay in detail.
define natural selection and evolution.
What are four key components of natural selection?
What kinds of variable traits might natural selection act upon within a population?FILLER TEXTFILLER TEXTChoose one species from the video below (examples include the peacock or North American Elk) to complete the remaining two questions for your Case Assignment:FILLER TEXTFILLER TEXTConboy, R. Evolution – Why Sex? Retrieved March 13, 2018 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AiHTcWejjQ
- Sexual selection is a “special case” of natural selection. Define sexual selection (explain the concepts of male competition and female choice in your answer)
- How do the unique traits of the animal you have chosen increase its fitness (in reproductive terms)?