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[–] Commie_Meta 2 points 2 points (+4|-2) ago 

The reason being is because they can have viable Offspring with other subspecies of the same species.

That's not the definition of species. For example, dogs and coyotes are interfertile but different species.

How species are defined is largely a matter of taste, politics, and historical accident.


[–] TheKobold 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

Correction. You are incorrect the main component of what defines a species is that they are able to breed with each other and produce viable Offspring. Yes you are also correct there is a lot of politics and opinion and other distinctions but it is the main component to defining what falls into the same species.


[–] Things_Stuff 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

The conjecture of a viable and fertile offspring is no always the best qualifier of a species. For example, the killer whale has no known sub species, and yet northern and southern hemisphere whales will not interbreed do do cultural cues, even though they can produce viable fertile offspring.


[–] Tallest_Skil 2 points -2 points (+0|-2) ago 

Nope, eat shit. You’re still wrong.