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This Weeks Learning Outcomes

Describe the various mechanisms that reproductively isolate

species, by preventing them from interbreeding.


Explain how a species is defined and identified.
Discuss the difficulties in defining a species.
Compare and contrast among the various prezygotic and
postzygotic reproductive isolation mechanisms.
Explain how the isolation and divergence of a population
produce new species both in allopatry & sympatry
Hypothesize how a single population can form multiple
species.