Name any three organs homologous to human hand. Why are they considered homologous?
(i) Horse foot
(ii) Seals, flipper
(iii) leg of a horse.
The characteristics in different organisms would be similar, as they are inherited from a common ancestor. Forelimbs of mammals birds, reptiles and amphibians show the closerjess between these species. The basic structure of the limbs is similar, though it has been modified to perform different functions.