ADD BIO: Extinction and speciation

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What does it mean for a species to be extinct?
A species that once lived but doesn't exist anymore.
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What is speciation?
Development of a new species.
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How can you tell speciation has occurred?
Because populations of the same species have become so different that they cannot interbreed to give fertile offspring.
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True or false? Speciation can lead to extinction.
True.
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What is isolation?
Where a population of a species are separated.
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What is speciation?

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Development of a new species.

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How can you tell speciation has occurred?

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True or false? Speciation can lead to extinction.

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What is isolation?

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