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Species Study Design of Two Groups of Squirrels

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You are conducting fieldwork and discover two groups of squirrels living on opposite sides of a lake. How would you design a study to determine, without disturbing the squirrels, whether these two groups belong to the same species? Explain.

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Hi there,

After some consideration, I believe that the following points might be helpful for your solution.

Traditionally, scientists have classified species based on their appearance (morphology). With the advancement of molecular science, DNA sequencing has become more and more prominent in biological classification. It is this second method that will lead to a simple and accurate study ...

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This response includes over 200 words describing minimally disturbing procedures to study two groups of squirrels.

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