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Sympatric Speciation Definition

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Which BEST defines the term sympatric speciation?

A

The evolution of species from different taxonomic groups toward a similar form with similar characteristics.

B

The accumulation of differences which can lead to the formation of new species over time.

C

The process through which new species evolve from a single ancestral species while inhabiting the same geographic region

D

The speciation brought about by geographic isolation.

E

The unique evolution of two species that reciprocally affects each other's evolution.