CatholicU Natural Selection and Adaptation Essay
I’m working on a geology report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Most rock pocket mouse populations have sandy-colored fur, which is consistent with the light color of the desert rocks and sand on which they live. On the other hand, dark-colored rock pocket mouse populations have been found living on black, basaltic rock formations caused by geologic lava flows. What is the best explanation for these facts?
Compose an essay in your own words. As you address this question, include the following four underlined phrases and an explanation of each : mutation, survival of the fittest, natural selection, geology drives biology