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Which evolutionary process would best account for the observation that there is a striking similarity in both form and function of the enlarged horns observed in males of some insects and some mammals?



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A

Descent with modification

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B

Evolution with natural selection 

Correct Answer
C

Convergent Evolution 

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D

Gene flow 


Solution

The correct option is C

Convergent Evolution 


In evolutionary biology, convergent evolution is the process whereby organisms not closely related (not monophyletic), independently evolve similar traits as a result of having to adapt to similar environments or ecological niches.

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