Death by advanced age is not considered to be an evolutionary adaptation because

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    death is non-adaptive
     individuals have already reproduced by the time they reach an advanced age
     individuals rarely died of old age before the modern age
     old age is an environmental rather than genetic phenomenon
asked Jun 29, 2012 in Anthropology by anonymous
    

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death is non-adaptive
answered Jun 30, 2012 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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