Simulating Natural Selection

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Shared November 14, 2018

In this video, we avoid telling the creatures what their survival chances are and let them figure it out themselves. This is the fifth in the series on evolution.

Made with Blender and python.
Github: https://github.com/Helpsypoo/primer

A few places to learn more about evolution and natural selection:
https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib...
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/b...
Any intro biology text you might have access to.

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The music is "Investigations" by Kevin MacLeod, distributed under a CC-BY license via incompetech.com.

Several other inputs into the graphics are from public domain contributions to https://www.blendswap.com.