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Why do we have toenails?


toenail smlWhat purpose do toenails serve? I never use mine for anything.
Paul, Romford


** Definitive **
Name: Jason, Feltham
Qualification: Nailed it.
Answer: It’s to increase the sensitivity of the bottom of the toe. It’s also a former claw and there’s no reason for it not to be there any more in evolution theory.

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