Select two pairs from the following which exhibit divergent evolution. Give reasons for your answer.
(i) Forelimbs of cheetah and mammals
(ii) Flippers of dolphins and penguins
(iii) Wings of butterflies and birds
(iv) Forelimbs of whales and mammals
The combinations having divergent evolution are
i. Forelimbs of cheetah and mammals
ii. Forelimbs of whales and mammals
These two pairs exhibit divergent evolution because they have the same basic structural plan but are different in function.
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