The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree


In the Caribbean islands, adaptation to several common habitats has led to a large adaptive radiation with interesting examples of convergent evolution. Also available in Spanish.

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The richness and diversity of life raises two of the most profound questions in biology: How do new species form? And, why are there so many species? Order Now »

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  • AP Biology (2012-2013) - 20
AP Biology (2012-2013)
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