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Behavior and Natural Selection

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Published on Jul 16, 2011

026 - Behavior and Natural Selection

Paul Andersen explains how the behavior of various organisms is shaped by natural selection. The action of phototropism and the timing of photoperiodism have both been shaped by the relative availability of light. Courtship in the bower bird determines the success of offspring. And finally pollination represents the combined success of the coevolution between insects and flowers.

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