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Chapter 16+17

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evolution
the process by which organisms have changed over time
Darwin's Pattern of Diversity
Species vary globally
Darwin's Pattern of Diversity
Species vary locally
Darwin's Pattern of Diversity
Species vary over time
Darwin's Discovery
Different, yet ecologically similar, animal bspecies inhabited separated, but ecologically similar, habitats around the globe
Darwin's Discovery
Different, yet related, animals species often occupied different habitats within a local area

ex. Tortoises on Isabela and Hood Island
Darwin's Fossil Discovery
Some fossils of extinct animals were similar to living species
Hutton and Lyell
Concluded that Earth is extremely old and that the processes that changes Earth in the past are the same processes that operate in the present- influenced Darwin