Natural Selection Virtual Lab Results 1/A Normal 1/A Mutant Type of Mutation Large body/lon g legs Large body/lon g legs Conditions Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 New Predator 50 43 30 21 19 New Predator 1/B Normal 1/B Mutant 2/A Normal 2/A Mutant 2/B Normal 2/B Mutant 3/A Normal 3/A Mutant 3/B Normal 3/B Mutant Questions: 1. List one situation where the mutant seemed to survive better than the normal animal. Why do you think this occurred? 2. List one situation where the normal animal seemed to survive better than the mutant animal. Why do you think this happened? 3. Invent a new type of mutation and a new environmental condition that could occur. How might natural selection operate on a population with this new mutation and condition? How do you think the population would change over time?