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What is meant by speciation?

  1. Dec 3, 2011 #1
    What is meant by speciation?
     
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  3. Dec 3, 2011 #2

    DaveC426913

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  4. Dec 3, 2011 #3

    Ryan_m_b

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    Re: speciation

    Speciation is a process by which a new species arises. This most commonly occurs when a population of organisms is geographically divided leading them to evolve separately. We have an introduction to evolution that you may be interested in reading;
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=543950
     
  5. Dec 3, 2011 #4

    Evo

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    Re: speciation

    Homework must go in the homework section, also, posting a title and a question without any explanation, no source, and no effort on your part is not acceptable.
     
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