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During the drought of 1977 on the island of During Daphne Major, which of the following answers correctly explains why birds with larger beaks had a competitive advantage over other individuals? a) Th

During the drought of 1977 on the island of During Daphne Major, which of the following answers correctly explains why birds with larger beaks had a competitive advantage over other individuals?
a) These birds were able to smell and locate nesting sites with more accuracy.
b) These birds were able to fight off birds with smaller beaks more successfully.
c) Birds with larger beaks were better able to utilize the large seeds.
d) These birds were able to hold more water.

What evidence is there that the 15 species of finch all evolved from one common ancestor? 
a) Scientists have been studying them since Darwin in 1835 and have watched them evolve.
b) DNA analysis shows that their DNA is almost identical with only minor changes.
c) bservation of all 15 species shows that they look incredibly similar, with minor changes to beak size and shape.
d) These 15 species are found nowhere else in the world, and the islands are located close enough to the mainland for birds to migrate.

During the drought of 1977 on the island of During Daphne Major, which of the following answers correctly explains why birds with larger beaks had a competitive advantage over other individuals? a) These birds were able to smell and locate nesting sites with more accuracy. b) These birds were able to fight off birds with smaller beaks more successfully. c) Birds with larger beaks were better able to utilize the large seeds. d) These birds were able to hold more water. What evidence is there that the 15 species of finch all evolved from one common ancestor? a) Scientists have been studying them since Darwin in 1835 and have watched them evolve. b) DNA analysis shows that their DNA is almost identical with only minor changes. c) bservation of all 15 species shows that they look incredibly similar, with minor changes to beak size and shape. d) These 15 species are found nowhere else in the world, and the islands are located close enough to the mainland for birds to migrate.

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