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Evolution

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Many species of marsupials (found mainly in Australia) share similarities to species of placental mammals (found in most other regions of the world) even though they are not very closely related. This is an example of:

A divergent evolution.
B convergent evolution.
C vestigial structures.
D sympatric speciation.
Ans. B

Convergent evolution is the notion that different species evolved similar attributes in similar environments, even though they are not closely related.

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