COMPARING THE HUMAN FOREARM TO THAT OF OTHER VERTEBRATES

ulnaradius

The human forearm is composed of two bones, the radius and ulna. How do the forearms of other vertebrates compare?

alligator

alligator

platypus

platypus

cat

catradius

monkey

monkeyradius

WHAT SPECIFIC SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES DID YOU NOTICE BETWEEN THE HUMAN STRUCTURES AND THOSE OF OTHER VERTEBRATES? HOW DO THESE STRUCTURAL SIMILARITIES/DIFFERENCES COMPARE TO SIMILARITIES/DIFFERENCES IN LIFESTYLE? WHAT MAKES HUMANS UNIQUE? WHAT RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ORGANISMS DO YOU FEEL ARE SUPPORTED BY YOUR COMPARISONS OF THEIR FEATURES? WHAT FEATURES DO YOU FEEL DEFINE A PARTICULAR GROUP?
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