Local Co-evolution of Rattlesnakes and Squirrels

Local Co-evolution of Rattlesnakes and Squirrels: Read the following articles (Kaplan, 2016). Please address the following three questions: (a) how do squirrels adapt to rattlesnake venom? (b) how do rattlesnakes adapt to squirrel’s defenses against rattlesnake venom? (c) what do the results of this research tell us about evolution?

Kaplan, S. (2016, May 20). Snake venom evolved to kill specific squirrels with shocking precision. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/05/20/snake-venom-evolved-to-kill-specific-squirrels-with-shocking-precision/