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Problem: Alleles conferring red plumage to cardinal males are common because red plumage: a.  Makes males less susceptible to predationb.  Is helpful in attracting preyc.  Is preferred by female cardinals in choosing a mated.  Allows male cardinals to easily identify each othere.  Is an example of genetic drift

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Alleles conferring red plumage to cardinal males are common because red plumage: 

a.  Makes males less susceptible to predation

b.  Is helpful in attracting prey

c.  Is preferred by female cardinals in choosing a mate

d.  Allows male cardinals to easily identify each other

e.  Is an example of genetic drift

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