An overview of vertebrate evolution and when important vertebrate traits evolved.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Vertebrate Evolution.
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Covers methods of evolution other than natural selection, effects of invasive species and ecosystems. Looks at changes in the cane toad population since their invasion of Australia.
Covers attempts to back breed aurochs through the use of genetics and back breeding. Looks at efforts to restore wild areas of Europe by reintroducing the historical herbivore of the ecosystem.
Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.
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