Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 1 - The Science of Biology - Review Questions - Apply: 7

Answer

A.

Work Step by Step

Conserved features are conserved, kept the same or very similar over time, when they are critical, leading to natural selection for their conservation (A.). This disagrees with B. and C., eliminating those choices, and D. also flies in the face of the feature being maintained, and is, thus, wrong.
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