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  1.  Using the HbS allele to illustrate, describe why fitness levels are a function of the environment.
  2. Define and contrast the two schools of taxonomy: evolutionary systematics and cladistics.
  3. Discuss the factors that influence primate social structure. What similarities and differences can be drawn between nonhuman and human primate social structures?