Were any dinosaurs ovoviviparous

Evolution pp 1-47 | Cite as

  • J. Zrzavý
  • D. stork
  • S. Mihulka
  • Hynek Burda
  • Sabine Begall

Summary

  • What is evolution

  • How are evolution and phylogenesis related?

  • What is Darwinism?

  • Why were Darwin's ideas so revolutionary, and why didn't someone come up with these thoughts before him?

  • How do you have to understand the "struggle for survival"?

  • Is Evolution Purposeful?

  • Why do animals (and humans) reproduce?

  • What are proximate mechanisms and ultimate causes?

  • Why are there certain characteristics or combinations of characteristics in animals, even if they would make sense?

  • How did genetics influence the theory of evolution?

  • How have our ideas about evolution developed over the past 200 years?

  • Who are (and were) the most influential evolutionary biologists?

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Zrzavý
  • D. stork
  • S. Mihulka
  • Hynek Burda
  • Sabine Begall
  1. 1. South Bohemian University České BudějoviceČeské Budějovice
  2. 2. University of PraguePrague
  3. 3rd abb. General Zoology University of Duisburg-Essen-Duisburg