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What would happen if a group of species were forced to move from one biome to another biome? Would they be forced or be able to adapt to the new living conditions?

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First of all there are no real lines between biomes. Animals wander in out of their area occasionally but never far. Thinking about your question I was considering what could force a change of a biome. It would take a catastrophic event. Suppose a forest close to a desert was destroyed. Forest animals could not survive in a desert.
In answer to your question my guess is that the animals could not adapt. Adaptation is a slow evolutionary process

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