Extinction

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Extinction
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What is extinction?
The permanent loss of all members of a species
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There are 5 main causes of extinction:
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A single catastrophic event
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Environmental change --> can't adapt quickly enough so dies out
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New preadtors
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New diseases
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New competitors --> better at getting food (more adapted) --> weaker species die out
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