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What is meant by speciation?

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