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Understand: natural selection and adaptation

NGSS.HS: HS‑LS4‑3, HS‑LS4‑4, HS‑LS4.C.2

Problem

A population of moths lives in a forested area where they spend daylight hours resting on tree trunks. The moths range in color from light gray to dark gray.
Which of the following best describes a biotic factor that could lead to adaptation by natural selection in the moth population?
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