Examples of Vestigial Structures?

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Vestigial structures are organisms that have lost it's original function during evolution. An example of vestigial structures is the appendix organ. Many people have theirs removed and continue to live normal lives.
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A vestigial structure is part of an organism's anatomy that functioned in an ancestral species, but which is no longer present in the same size and does not serve the same purpose
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The small, useless bones located in the muscles of whales' body walls that
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It could be a. or d. The appendix in humans is an obvious answer but the wing of a bird is vestigial if you use as your example a kiwi or the flightless cormorant. Answer d. is the
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Vestigial structures are things like your appendix and sacrum that were once used for a purpose but are not any more. Due to evolution and the passage of time vestigial organs and
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