Misconception Of Darwin's Natural Selection Theoretical Analysis

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Many people have a misconception of Darwin’s natural selection theory, believing that nature specifically chooses the strongest organism of the bunch. What Darwin explains with this theory is that not the strongest organisms are the ones that manage to survive, but the organisms with the adequate traits are the ones that survive their environment. For example, if a lizard has the same skin color of the rocks in its environment, that lizard has a greater chance of surviving predators than lighter or darker color lizards. The lizard with the same color of the rocks may reproduce more because it is more suited for that environment than the other lizards. Roberto A. Frisancho explains that nature is the one responsible for natural selection, “Nature
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