Why do we get wrinkly fingers and toes?

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Why do we get wrinkly fingers and toes?

Postby weakmagneto on April 1st, 2018, 12:08 pm 

Have you ever wondered why we get wrinkly fingers and toes? Me, too! So, check out the link below for the answer:

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/march-31 ... -1.4596813
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Re: Why do we get wrinkly fingers and toes?

Postby zetreque on April 1st, 2018, 12:44 pm 

Would this be supporting evidence for aquatic ape theory?

Better grip lets you catch those slippery fish and survive another day...

Science gets a grip on wrinkly fingers
Spontaneous reflex may have evolved to improve handling of wet objects.

https://www.nature.com/news/science-get ... .12175#/b2
In fact, the distinctive wrinkling is caused by blood vessels constricting below the skin


If that's true though it could just be that the body is pulling heat in to keep its core functions going.
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