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Coevolution

When two or more species evolve together in order to survive.

Adaptation

When a species adapts to it changing or current environment in order to survive.

Speciation

When a species is forced to evolve.

Geographic isolation

When a species is moved and introduced to a new environment.

Adaptive radiation

When a species diversifies rapidly into a bunch of new forms.

Common ancestor

All species have a common ancestor that helped populate the entire world.

Stasis

When a species is evolutionarily dormant for a long time.

Gradualism

When a species gradually makes it way through evolution.

Punctuated equilibrium

When a species goes through a rapid change in evolutionary speed.