Biology (11th Edition)

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

Chapter 59 - Conservation Biology - Figure 59.22 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

Small populations lose genetic variation due to genetic drift.

Work Step by Step

See earlier chapters on genetics which discuss the random-chance loss of genetic diversity in small populations.
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