What are acquired and inherited traits?

Asked by  | 22nd Jan, 2014, 08:11: PM

Expert Answer:

Acquired Traits: The characters acquired due to change in the environment which are passed to the next generation. This leads to evolution.

For example: long neck, webbed feet.

Inherited Traits: Inherited traits would be irrespective of the change in the external environment. For example: colour of eyes, colour of skin.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 23rd Jan, 2014, 09:24: AM

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