WONDER #2480: What Body Parts Can We Live Without?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these is NOT a body part people can live without?

  1. appendix
  2. tailbone
  3. wisdom teeth
  4. lungs

Question 2 of 3

Experts think the pink membrane in the corner of the human eye may have once been a third __________.

  1. arm
  2. eyelid
  3. iris
  4. kidney

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. which body parts humans can live without.
  2. why many people have their appendix removed.
  3. which animals have body parts they don’t need.
  4. why some babies are born with tails.

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