Hip bones play key role in whales' reproduction

September 9, 2014 12:02 PM

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Hip bones play key role in whales' reproduction

Washington: A new study has revealed that the pelvic (hip) bones in whales were not vestigial, but helped in their reproduction process.

The research from University of Southern California has refuted the assumption of whales and dolphins' pelvic bones being vestigial, which would have slowly withered away like tailbones on humans.

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