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Most moths of a particular population died when the chestnut blight fungus that they were dependent on got wiped out.

But some moths did survive. Which mechanism explains the reason fo...

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Most moths of a particular population died when the chestnut blight fungus that they were dependent on got wiped out.

But some moths did survive.
Which mechanism explains the reason for this?

Answer

This would be natural selection!
Natural selection is the process during which some individuals of a species survive and transfer their genes to heir offspring, and others don't.
The ones that did survive mush have had some variation in their genotype that helped their survival.

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