what are vestigial organs?explain with examples.

Asked by gcharu09 | 27th Feb, 2011, 11:55: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
It is an organ that was once useful in an animal’s evolutionary past, but now has no apparent nor predictable function in that particular organism. 
Example - Rudiments of pelvis and hind limbs in snakes, wings of many flightless birds
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Answered by  | 28th Feb, 2011, 08:53: AM

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