Human Teeth and Evolution

Much like Charles Darwin found out about the beaks of finches, different types of teeth have an evolutionary history as well. Darwin found that the birds’ beaks were specially shaped depending on the type of food they ate. Short, sturdy beaks belonged to finches who needed to crack nuts to get nutrition, while long and pointy beaks were used to poke into the cracks of trees to find juicy insects to eat.

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