“The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection and Adaptation”
Answer the following questions:
1. Where are the scientists exploring evolutionary processes? Explain the geologic and geographic
Answer: The scientists are exploring the golden deserts in New Mexico Valley of Fire. There were
patches of black rock that are present in the sand which are fragments from the volcanic eruptions that
occurred 1,000 years back. The lava that slowed 40 miles long across the desert where the molten rock
cooled and darkened the place at putting animals at risk of danger.
2. What animal is used to illustrate the evolutionary process?
Answer: The pocket mouse was used to illustrate the evolutionary process. They perfectly camouflage
perfectly with the color of the sand that conceals them from the predators.
3. What is the problem introduced by geology on the animal?
Answer: However, on...
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