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The greater prairie chicken experienced major population declines in the 20th century due to hunting and habitat destruction. The remaining populations are descendants of about 5% of the ancestral populations and consequently have little genetic variability.

Which phenomenon is demonstrated in the case of the greater prairie chicken populations?

A

The greater prairie chickens experienced divergent evolution.

B

The greater prairie chickens were subjected to reproduction isolation.

C

The greater prairie chickens experienced a bottleneck event.

D

The greater prairie chickens underwent allopatric speciation.

E

The greater prairie chickens experienced natural selection.

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