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Question: What is divergent evolution? Give example.

Question: What is divergent evolution? Give example.

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Rituraj Tiwari
askIITians Faculty 1792 Points
one year ago
In divergent evolution, two or more distinct species share a common ancestor from which they diverged. A common example is a modern elephant and woolly mammoth. They share a common ancestor and yet evolved into two different species. Another example is the dog, the wolf, and the fox

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