Animals are evolving faster than you think – here’s the living proof

The fact that evolution can be rapid not only allows scientists to observe it in action, it also means that they can perform real-time experiments in the field to test their hypotheses by changing specific environmental parameters.Recently, a team of scientists in Florida demonstrated that rapid evolution of a species can be triggered by a negative interaction with a competitor. To do so, the scientists introduced an invasive species of anole lizard to a group of small islands that shared the same lifesty

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