Write names of some vestigial organs in the human body and write the names of those animals in whom the same organs are functioning.
Some vestigial organs in humans that are functional in other animals are as follows:
- Appendix: It is fully functional in ruminants for the digestion of cellulose.
- Muscle of the ear pinna: It is useful in monkeys and other animals like rabbits, cows, horses, etc. for movement of the ear pinna.
- Other vestigial organs include the tail-bone (coccyx), body hairs, nictitating membrane (third eyelid), wisdom tooth, etc.
Concept: Evidences for Biological Evolution
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