Subject: Would a beaver, that has never seen another beaver, build a dam?
Date: Thu Feb 5 09:02:53 1998
Posted by Hakan Lindgren
Grade level: other
School: No school entered.
City: Vallingby State/Province: No state entered.
Area of science: Genetics
I'm asking this because I am getting more and more interested in the
debate concerning genetic determinism: to what extent is our behavior
determined by our genes? And if beavers have to learn from other
beavers - what about spiders? Is the shape of a spider's web
"programmed" in its genes?
Re: Would a beaver, that has never seen another beaver, build a dam?
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