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The front leg of an iguana and the wing of a bird look different, but both limbs likely evolved from the same limb of a shared ancestor. Structures such as these are said to be _______.

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  1. anonymous
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    Hi @nicoletherecka ! I believe the answer you're looking for is homologous. Here's a link with some information if you need any explanation as to why this is :) http://evolution.about.com/od/evidence/a/Homologous-Structures.htm

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