Question of the Day: SAT II Biology E
Natural selection favors the gene alleles of organisms that are more fit than other organisms in the same population. Which of the following is the best example of biological fitness?
An individual that has a longer lifespan than any other member of its population.
An individual that grows to a larger size than any other member of its population.
An individual with more offspring than any other member of its population.
An individual that consumes more food than any other member of its population.
An individual that has more grandchildren than any other member of its population.
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