Darwin's Four Postulates
Haiku Week 11
The Four Postulates
2. Some of the variation is heritable.
3. Overproduction of young is the rule.
4.Non-random survival and reproduction: the individuals with the most favorable traits survive and reproduce more than do individuals with less favorable traits. These traits are passed on the next generation, thus resulting in evolutionary change.
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University of Evansville. "Natural Selection." Natural Selection. Accessed April 4, 2016. http://faculty.evansville.edu/de3/b32003/lecture summaries/selection.pdf.