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Comparative Anatomy

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  • Human anatomy is similar to the anatomy of many other organisms.
  • Humans develop from an embryo with a temporary tail.
  • Scientists look at fossils to see how the anatomy of organisms has changed over time.

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Level 1

What structures do you observe in the fossil image above? What do those structures tell you about how that organism may have lived?

Level 2

Use evidence from the image above to describe which type of animal this organism is most closely related to—a bird or a reptile—and explain why.

Level 3

Observe the upper arm structure in the image above. What pattern of bone structure do you notice? What does this tell you about this organism and what types of organisms it may be related to?