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Backyard Bird Feeders May Be Altering the Course of Evolution Options
Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM
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Backyard Bird Feeders May Be Altering the Course of Evolution

Evolution works very slowly—except when it doesn't. New research shows that certain British birds appear to be changing quickly as result of bird feeders, evolving longer beaks to help them access the food inside. Many years ago, the late evolutionary biologist Stephen ... More...
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Mine is the impression that the mechanism of adaptation/adaptive changes (the driving force of evolution) is not yet fully understood.
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