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  • It is urged that the imperfect placenta of the bandicoots instead of being vestigial, may be an instance of parallelism, and that in marsupials generally the allantois failed to form a placental connexion.
  • Finally, there is the hypothesis that marsupials are the descendants of placentals, in which case, as was suggested by its discoverer, the placenta of the bandicoots would be a true vestigial structure.
  • In the ostrich and in the Amazon parrots, which are vestigial feathers without barbs.
  • Hallux vestigial or absent since Oligocene.
  • With large crop, vestigial caeca.

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