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A Single Winter Storm Forced These Lizards to Start Evolving Practically Overnight

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Gizmodo

Publication Date
2017-08-04

We typically think of evolution as an agonizingly gradual process, but there are occasions when nature compels species to move at a quicker pace. By studying a population of lizards both before and after a particularly severe cold snap, scientists have documented natural selection in fast motion, where the surviving reptiles—after just a single winter storm—came to resemble their cold-adapted cousins to the north.

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