The term "sympatric speciation" came from the Greek word 'syn', meaning "together" and 'patra', which means homeland. Thus, sympatric literally means "same country". Sympatric speciation is basically the development ofnew species even while their members remain in contact with one another.
Which of the following would most likely cause sympatric speciation?
A. geographic isolation
B. hybrid fusion
C. physical barriers
D. sexual selection
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