Summary: The Evolution Of Elephants

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Perhaps Natural Selection will result in a small number of chosen species, but it affects every existing animal in order to allow it to reproduce in future years. An interesting animal to analyze would be the elephant, what could make better fit from others if they all look the same? These mammals are indeed affected by the mechanism, because they must have physical adaptations that allow them to inhabit warm places like Africa and Asia. Elephants must have strong tusks, as Dr. Joyce Poole ( 2016) states that “ their tusks are important for obtaining food and water, and essential to male elephants for competing for mates, so there is strong natural selection for having tusks.” Rarely, 2-6% of female elephants are likely to never grow them, which makes that small number have a disadvantage in order to allow nature to pass on their traits to future generations (Op. Cit.). “Elephants have no sweat…show more content…
The moment this sexual change happened in the evolution of the giraffe, it would have been the males that could have reached the higher branches at first. So then the females and young animals would have died and the species would have gone extinct by that time. We could say as well that since the longer necked and taller evolving giraffe ancestors we imagine were also larger and heavier, they would need more food than the animals they were or are competing with. So would they really have any advantage over the other more smaller members of the same and or other species? As well as they assumed that only the leaves available to the giraffe during a drought were on high branches. If this would have been the case, then the majority of the antelopes, to say en example, in Africa would all have gone extinct by this time, or they would have never evolved in the first

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