Selective breeding

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who was lamarck?
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck was a French scientist who developed an alternative theory of evolution at the beginning of the 19th century. His theory involved two ideas:
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who was darwin?
Naturalist Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. In 1831, he embarked on a five-year survey voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle. His studies of specimens around the globe led him to formulate his theory of evolut
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what is evolution?
the process by which different kinds of living organism are believed to have developed from earlier forms during the history of the earth.
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what is selective breeding?
Selective breeding (also called artificial selection) is the process by which humans breed other animals and plants for particular traits. Typically, strains that are selectively bred are domesticated, and the breeding is normally done by a professio
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what is organisms?
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
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what's a theory?
a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.
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Naturalist Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. In 1831, he embarked on a five-year survey voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle. His studies of specimens around the globe led him to formulate his theory of evolut

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