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The evolutionary termination of a species caused by the failure to reproduce and the death of all remaining members of the species
a historical sequence of life indicated by fossils found in layers of the Earth's crust
the probability that the line of descent from an individual with a specific trait will survive
the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
a model of evolution in which gradual change over a long period of time leads to biological diversity
process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment survive and reproduce most successfully; also called survival of the fittest
long periods of stability are interrupted by short episodes of rapid species formation
Survival of the Fittest
The ones who survive are the ones best adapted to exist in their environment and to on to reproduce.
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