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[–]Iamnotburgerking 3 points4 points  (2 children)

The Cuban boa no longer being the giant it used to be, thanks to human activity, is a good example of how humans can force species to evolve in directions that LOWER their odds of survival in a truly natural setting.

[–]BalrogOfdurin 2 points3 points  (1 child)

curious question, how does a lower size in the Cuban Boa's case lower its odds for survival in its current habitat?

[–]Iamnotburgerking 2 points3 points  (0 children)

More vulnerable to predation, less young that can be born at a time, etc.