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Problem: The North American bison was hunted to near extinction in the 1800s, and has since recovered, but with decreased genetic diversity. This is an example of: a.  Founder effectb.  A bottleneckc.  Natural selectiond.  Increased mutation ratee.  Gene flow

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The North American bison was hunted to near extinction in the 1800s, and has since recovered, but with decreased genetic diversity. This is an example of: 

a.  Founder effect

b.  A bottleneck

c.  Natural selection

d.  Increased mutation rate

e.  Gene flow

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