WRITE ABOUT A THEME: INTERACTIONS One factorfavoring rapid population growth by an introduced speciesis the absence of the predators, parasites, and pathogens thatcontrolled its population in the region where it evolved. In ashort essay (100–150 words), explain how evolution by naturalselection in a region of introduction would influence the rateat which native predators, parasites, and pathogens attack anintroduced species.

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WRITE ABOUT A THEME: INTERACTIONS One factor
favoring rapid population growth by an introduced species
is the absence of the predators, parasites, and pathogens that
controlled its population in the region where it evolved. In a
short essay (100–150 words), explain how evolution by natural
selection in a region of introduction would influence the rate
at which native predators, parasites, and pathogens attack an
introduced species.

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