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    Help please, parasites are a density dependent factor. If they kill the host is this still an example of survival of the fittest or are all host vulnerable to the parasite. Any help with biology theory would be appreciated please.
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    Help please, parasites are a density dependent factor. If they kill the host is this still an example of survival of the fittest or are all host vulnerable to the parasite. Any help with biology theory would be appreciated please.
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    Probably be helpful to think in terms of 'selfish genes' rather than individual parasite organisms.
 
 
 
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