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An excerpt from the science article ‘Man and Evolution’ is given below. Analyse the excerpt and answer the questions.

Certain evolutionary features that make man different from other animals are included in evolutionary history. This helped him in his dominance over nature and other organisms. His interferences had created a negative impact on the existence of other organisms.

a. What are the features that make man different from other animals? 

b. Has man’s interference led to Biodiversity deterioration as mentioned in the excerpt? Evaluate.

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a. High cranial capacity, ability to stand erect, ability to walk on two legs, ability to make and use machines and tools, cultural development. 

b. Yes. Climate changes, deteriorating habitats, extinction.

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