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English peppered moth

Development of antibiotic resistant bacteria is a great example of the 'survival of the fittest' phenomenon. I also would like to give another example of survival of the fittest.

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A classic case often used by evolutionists to justify their belief in the "survival of the fittest" is the English peppered moth. Although, this example has nothing to do with evolution per se, nor even microevolution for that matter, it is still often discussed in introductory textbooks and you should know something about ...

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The example of the English peppered moth is depicted.