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Slow Death by Adaptation

Slow Death by Adaptation

Living things are designed to adapt. Failure to adapt to the environment can cause extinction of an entire species. Death can occur to any single being that simply can’t (or won’t) adapt at critical stages of their existence. Adaptation is necessary for survival; humans included.

But… and it’s a BIG “BUT”. The ability to adapt may be the very cause of death or dying (figuratively or literally) in particular, but often common circumstances and environments.

There is an experiment once used by a university professor at the start of each semester to illustrate the ease in ability of a frog to adapt (although deadly in this situation) to certain environmental conditions. Being cold-blooded a frog can vary its body temperature to compensate for the changing environment. Read the full blog…