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Characteristics of the Founder Effect

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Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the founder effect?

A

Occurs when a new colony is started by a few members of the original population.

B

The population​ is reduced to a smaller size.

C

Genetic diversity of the new population is lower than that of the original population.

D

Harmful alleles are less frequent in the new population.

E

May lead to speciation.