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Apply: adaptation and environmental change


A population of grasshoppers lives in a forest habitat. Grasshoppers in the population can have either green bodies or black bodies.
A drawing of a green grasshopper.
a green-bodied grasshopper
A drawing of a black grasshopper.
a black-bodied grasshopper
One summer, a wildfire leads to burned, blackened patches in the grasshoppers’ habitat.
How is the grasshopper population likely to change as a result of the wildfire?
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