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What are reasons why your pinky fingers are so short?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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In brief: Evolution

It is hard to say genetically why the ones with shorter pinkies survived and not the other way around.
But going back to species before us, it was that way. Just looking at my hand, i 'd rather have it that way and not the other way as the prehensile activity looks better and it would just look weird, don't you think?

In brief: Evolution

It is hard to say genetically why the ones with shorter pinkies survived and not the other way around.
But going back to species before us, it was that way. Just looking at my hand, i 'd rather have it that way and not the other way as the prehensile activity looks better and it would just look weird, don't you think?
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