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A hurricane sweeps down the East Coast, causing major destruction everywhere it hits.

A hurricane sweeps down the East Coast, causing major destruction everywhere it hits. The small population of ducks in a small town pond is completely wiped out, whereas the large population of seagulls living on a stretch of beach only loses a quarter of its group. Why are the two populations affected differently, and what kind of genetic influence can this type of event have