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


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


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


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


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


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.


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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