Describe basic biological concepts and theories about polyphenism, i.e., how the environment influences animal development, using two different animal models.
Keep the following guiding questions in mind as you complete this activity taking care to ensure your response address them:
What are examples of environmental factors driving natural selection and adaptation?
Read the assigned materials. Find detailed support to develop the following essay:
In what ways is polyphenism beneficial to the animal? What kind of evidence did you find and where did it come from? You should present one example of diet-induced polyphenism and one example of predator-influenced polyphenism.