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Theory well-tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations
Evolution the gradual change in a species over time
Advantageous Trait a trait that gives a species an advantage or benefit- something helpful
Adaptation inherited characteristic that increases an organism's chance of survival
Charles Darwin Developed the Theory of Evolution which is now the cornerstone of Biology.
Diversity difference, variety; a condition of having many different types or forms
mimicry imitation, a defense in which one organism resembles another that is dangerous or poisonous
natural selection The process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce than other members of the same species. Unfavorable characteristics become less common.
species a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring
mass extinction when many types of living things become extinct at the same time
food chain a chain of organisms in which each link feeds on the one ahead and is eaten by the one behind
Created by: amyshirey