Reconnection and Speciation Rates

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What do both rate of speciation models have in common?


Both models continue to conform to the rules of natural selection, and the influences of gene flow, genetic drift, and mutation.

Describe a situation where hybrid reproduction would cause two species to fuse into one.


If the hybrid offspring are as fit or more fit than the parents, reproduction would likely continue between both species and the hybrids, eventually bringing all organisms under the umbrella of one species.