Evolution

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Evolution
1 Apparent change in species over time is called evolution
2 defined as a genetic change in the characteristics of a species over many generations, resulting in the formation of new species
3 A Generation is the time between the birth of an individual and when that individual produces offspring of its own.
4 EXAMPLE : The fossil history of the horse has created changes over many generations. Fossil skeletons have been found of a horse-like animal that was about the size of a small dog. The scientific name of the species of horse is called the Hyracotherium.
5 English naturalist Charles Darwin (b.1890 - 1882) developed his idea of evolution
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