Write a note on the significance of Palaeontology. - Biology

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Write a note on the significance of Palaeontology.

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Solution

  1. It is useful in the reconstruction of the phylogeny.
  2. It helps in studying various forms and structures of extinct animals.
  3. It provides a record of missing links between two groups of organisms.
  4. It helps to reconstruct the palaeoecology and palaeoenvironment of a selected area.
  5. It helps in the study of the habits of extinct organisms.
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