🌱 Biology

Based on your knowledge of human evolution, how might opposable toes have been useful to humans' ancestors?

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Answered Oct 18Biology
Sarah TerrisUCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi James! Opposable digits usually give the ability to grasp objects. As you can imagine, having opposable toes can help in grasping and holding onto tree branches 🐒