Essential difference between apes and hominins


Pigeon breeders prize certain looks of their pigeons. They know that pairing certain pigeons results in offspring that exemplify the looks of their parents. Which of Darwin’s four observations applies to this this example?

    Observation 1
    Observation 2
    Observation 3
    Observation 4

1. Which of the following is an essential difference between apes and hominins?

Save your time - order a paper!

Get your paper written from scratch within the tight deadline. Our service is a reliable solution to all your troubles. Place an order on any task and we will take care of it. You won’t have to worry about the quality and deadlines

Order Paper Now
    The amount of hair
    Apes are kept in zoos
    Relative strength
    The way they walk



Question 8

Pine trees that are too tall or too short do not do as well as pine trees that are average in height. The short trees do not get as much light as tall or average trees. The tall trees are more likely to break off in storms. Tell how this is an example of stabilizing selection. Be sure to define stabilizing selection in your answer.





1. There is a moth in England called the peppered moth. Before Britain’s industrial revolution, these moths were usually salt and pepper colored. Because of their coloring, they blended in well with the tree trunks on which they tended to rest. The coloring helped them hide from the birds that ate them. During the British industrial revolution, industry expelled a lot of soot from the burning of coal into the environment. This soot darkened the tree trunks, and it was noted that black-colored moths were becoming predominant. The idea is that with soot in the environment, black-colored moths fared better than light-colored moths. There is some debate as to whether this is actually the case or not, but for the sake of this question, let’s assume it is. In your own words, explain the concepts from the four observations discussed in 12.2 using the moth as an example. In other words, how does the moth illustrate the first observation, the second observation, etc.? Your response must be at least 200 words in length.




1. Explain how homology is different from convergent evolution and give examples. Briefly define homology and convergent evolution in your explanation. Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

"Looking for a Similar Assignment? Get Expert Help at an Amazing Discount!"