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Polydactylity - Extra Fingers and Toes

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Polydactylity...


...Extra fingers and toes are evidence that mutations can easily produce additions to the body plan.


six toes, six fingers


six toes, six fingers
"You know and I know there are people out there who have made six holes-in-one and more," Bill Brown said. "I don't believe there is anybody in the world who has made six holes-in-one that has six toes on one foot."
Credits: ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/STAFF
Augusta Chronicle


six toes, six fingers


six toes, six fingers


six toes, six fingers


six toes, six fingers


six toes, six fingers


six toes, six fingers
The Amish present a high incidence of polydactylity due to a limited gene pool.

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