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Evidence of Evolution

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All of the following examples provide evidence for evolution EXCEPT

A

Humans have a nonfunctional appendix located near the junction of the small intestine and large intestine.

B

The DNA sequence for histone proteins is highly conserved for multiple species.

C

Most marsupials are indigenous to Australia, but marsupial species such as the opossum exist in the Americas and are not closely related to the Australian marsupials.

D

Acquired characteristics, such as the presence of a docked tail in certain dog breeds, can be passed along to offspring.

E

Gill arches are present in all vertebrate species during embryonic development.