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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892

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Biology: The Dynamic Science (Mind...

4th Edition
Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

How does a population bottleneck increase the likelihood that a species will become extinct?

Summary Introduction

To review:

The manner in which the population bottleneck increases the chances of species extinction.

Introduction:

Population bottleneck is the phenomenon in which some of the individuals of a population of a particular species decide to move to the other part of the world by crossing certain geographical barriers like mountains or rivers. This can lead to the loss in gene pool from the population and might lead to generation of defects in both the populations.

Explanation

The part of the population of a particular species when separates from their parent population and sets their own population by getting increased in number then, the phenomenon is called as the bottleneck effect...

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