Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 22 - The Origin of Species - Review Questions - Understand: 8

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

A. is wrong because it talks about physical radiation, which is unrelated to evolutionary radiation. C. is wrong since adaptation, not drift, leads to adaptive radiation, and D. can be excluded since adaptive radiation destabilizes, not stabilizes, traits to produce many new species from one original one.
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