Tuesday, May 7, 2024

May 7, 2024

I am known as a Boat-tailed Grackle
You can see the nictitating membrane that protects my eye
Humans used to have nictitating membranes too
But they went away, we aren't really sure why

Location: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Sources: https://www.britannica.com/list/7-vestigial-features-of-the-human-body

Photo and text © 2024 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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