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Biology (MindTap Course List)

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Eldra Solomon + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337392938
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Biology (MindTap Course List)

11th Edition
Eldra Solomon + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337392938

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Chapter 20, Problem 14TYU
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EVOLUTION LINK Because mass extinction is a natural process that may facilitate evolution during the period of thousands to millions of years that follow it, should humans be concerned about the current mass extinction we are causing? Why or why not?

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