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adaptive radiation
a process by which organisms diversify rapidly into a multitude of forms
Darwin discovered 14 different species of finches that have different beak shapes suited to their diets and habitat
convergent evolution
when organisms not closely related independently evolve similar traits as a result of having to adapt to similar environments/niches
flight has evolved in both bats and insects and they both have wings, however they have evolved in very different original structures
coevolution
when the change of a biological object is triggered by the change of a related object
ecologically intimate organisms such predators & prey or parasites & hosts
what do fossils show or demonstrate as evidence of evolution?
life is old and has changed over time