'Useless' Pelvic Bones In Whales Are Actually Vital For Reproduction

September 9, 2014 6:59 PM

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'Useless' Pelvic Bones In Whales Are Actually Vital For Reproduction

The pelvis is widely considered to be a useless remnant of the good old legged days in dolphins and whales.

But that pelvic bone didn't become useless when the animals switched from walking to swimming - it could be that it is vital for successful reproduction, writes The Washington Post.

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