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Natural selection is an example of a mechanism of evolution. Does this mechanism produce a change in individuals or populations? Explain!

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  1. Mutation naturally occurs in individuals. If that mutation helps the individuals survive, their offspring will continue the changes in the population, causing it to evolve.

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