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Adaptive radiation is a process in which organisms diversify rapidly into a multitude of new forms, particularly when a change in the environment makes new resources available and opens environmental niches. An example of adaptive radiation is the variety of creepers on the Hawaiian islands. It is believed that an ancestor of the modern honeycreepers arrived on the islands and eventually, new species emerged, each a different color and with a different beak shape.

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