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Which situation would most likely result i the greatest change in gene frequency in a population ? A) A single individual leaves a large population B) A large population loses a few individuals C) A bird has two alleles for a certain feather color D) A predator eats one phenotype rather than another for a year

Biology 09/10/2019 11:04 PM answersmine

Answered @ 09/10/2019 11:04 PM By answersmine

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The most appropriate answer would be option D.

If a predator eats only one type of phenotype that means that the other phenotype must provide some type of survival advantage to the individuals such as camouflage.  

It would result in differential reproduction and thus, natural selection would come into action.

Consequently, the allele frequency of a population would change after numerous generations.

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