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    Using the infinite variety of the animal kingdom as an example, discuss the theory of natural selection.

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    The theory of natural selection, also often referred to as the survival of the fittest, states that the individuals best suited to the environment they live in are the least likely to starve to death and therefore the most likely to pass on their genes to the next generation.

    Passing on their genes also means passing on those traits that made them well-suited to their environment. If you are studying natural selection, I would assume that you have learned about Darwin's study of the finches of ...

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    This response is comprised of about 340 words and clearly explains the theory of natural selection along with some possible examples of how natural selection can be observed in animal populations.