How Camels Got Their Humps
By tia_2k16, Updated
This is about camels and how they evolved over a long time. It started with two different camels, one with humps and one without. This was the variation. Their competition was getting water and the camel with a hump was the "fit" one and the camels without the humps were having trouble surviving. Soon enough, the camels without the humps died and the camels with the humps created offsprings. After a long period of time, all of the population was camels with humps.
How The Camels Got Their Humps
The camel below has a bigger hump than the camel farther back who barely has a hump. This is variation in the desert
The camel with the bigger hump which is full of fat can provide more nutrients to help survive in the desert without getting tired too fast. Camels with smaller hump(or no hump) can barely store any nutrients.
As shown, the camels with the bigger humps are reproducing and making a population of camels with bigger humps. The camel in the back who has the smaller hump's population is slowly dying because they don't have the right adaptation for the desert.
Over the years, all the camels with smaller humps died and the camels with bigger humps survived and kept producing offspring which led to the whole camel population to have big humps to survive in the desert.
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