Sexual selection is a specific form of natural selection that states that some individuals in a population are more reproductively successful than others. The theory goes on to discuss traits that occur in individuals that don’t really offer increased survivability, but seemingly are in place for the sole purpose of attracting a mate. A male peacock’s bright feathers and horns of a male ibex are examples of these sexual traits.
Can you think of other examples? Do humans display any of these characteristics? 50 words count
Human culture is changing faster than humans can evolve. What evidence of rapid environmental change do you see locally, nationally, and globally? Explain.