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Identify the type of behavior exhibited in the examples described below. Support each answer with a short explanation. Cuckoos often lay their eggs in the nests of other birds, which raise the young cuckoo as their own. However, as the cuckoo matures, it takes on the behavioral characteristics of its biological parents rather than its surrogate parents.

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When red crosses with white flowers to give pink flowers, we are looking at incomplete dominance, i.e. the offspring is a blend (pink) of the parents’ characteristics (red or white).

Since we’re given in the question two pink flowers crossed to give 25% red, 25% whit and 50% pink, we would be thinking of a punnett square between RW and RW, to give

RR RW

RW WW

Since both parents are RW, that makes both parents heterozygous.

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