Unformatted text preview: Coyne supports this thesis by talking about the wings of the ostrich. The ostrich doesn’t use its wings, but it is, it like all nonflying birds, descended from flying birds. Honestly, I cannot think of another reason for vestigial traits. They had to have come from somewhere and had something at one point. As a Christian, God would not have made a part that is not relevant to life. So it the vestigial trait must have been useful at some point, but has, overtime, changed to suit new living conditions....
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- Spring '11
- Coyne, vestigial traits, vestigial trait