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Where's Mommy?

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Species have a variety of ways to exploit their environment when it comes to having offspring. As the species evolves, its reproductive strategy will drift towards either quantity or quality of offspring. This is called the r/K selection theory.

Which of the following is the BEST description of a K-strategist?

A

Individuals will spend large amounts of energy to produce small numbers of offspring.

B

Individuals will spend small amounts of energy to produce large numbers of offspring.

C

Individuals will spend large amounts of energy to produce large numbers of offspring.

D

Individuals will spend small amounts of energy to produce small numbers of offspring.

E

The parents will have little parental investment during the juvenile stage.