6 Evolutionary Leftovers In The Human Body That No Longer Serve A Purpose

Through millions of years of evolution, modifying, discarding, and creating physiological as well as behavioral traits, we have come to be what we are now. Despite its seeming perfection, there are things that evolution has overlooked, like getting rid of traits that no longer serve their original purpose. These traits constitute human “vestigiality,” or more colloquially, the evolutionary leftovers. Though they appear to be non-functional, some of them might work at lesser levels or develop new, minor, unrelated functions. Here are some of them.