Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Genes Within Populations - 20.4 Quantifying Natural Selection - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

There might be some other factor to counter the greater number of offspring generated by green toads.

Work Step by Step

If green toads were preferred by predators or less fit in some other way, their greater number of offspring per individual would be offset by the loss of green individuals or their progeny to those other factors such as predation.
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