Selection and speciation

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Selection

- Within a population their are a wide variety of alleles that make up the gene pool

- Some individuals have alleles that are advantageous to their environment

- These individuals outcompete those with less advantageous alleles

- They are therefore more likely to reproduce and pass on these alleles to the next                 generation

- The next generation also have advantageous alleles so they in turn reproduce successfully   passing on these alleles

- Eventually, the number of…

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