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Which of the following BEST describes the difference(s) between natural and artificial selection? Select ALL that apply.

A

Artificial selection can produce new traits not found in the original population, while natural selection can only act on existing traits.

B

Artificial selection is performed by humans, while natural selection is guided only by current environmental conditions.

C

Artificial selection creates attractive traits, while natural selection creates useful traits.

D

Artificial selection does not require the traits under selection to be heritable, while natural selection does.

E

Artificial selection often preserves and spreads traits that would not help organisms survive or reproduce in the wild, while natural selection preserves only those traits that increase survival and reproduction.

F

Artificial selection is goal-directed, aiming to preserve or exaggerate specific traits, while natural selection does not have a goal of producing a particular trait.

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