. Connecting link between reptiles and bird:


A.         Archeopteryx 

B.         Euglena          

C.         Neopilina       

D.         Latimaria

Best Answer

A.         Archeopteryx is the connecting link between birds & reptiles. It shows reptilian characters like presence of teeth in jaws, fingers with claws, long tail with free caudal vertebrae. The avian characters are presence of feathers, forelimbs modified into wings, presence of V-shaped furala or wishbone, limb bones & girdles like birds.

V-shaped furala

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