Among the following whose feature is a hollow body with pneumatic or spongy bones?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Among the following whose feature is a hollow body with pneumatic or spongy bones?
 
(a) Fishes
 
(b) Tigers
 
(c) Cockroach
 
(d) Birds
 
The question was posed to me in examination.
 
The above asked question is from Organisms and Populations topic in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct option is (d) Birds
 
To elaborate: Hollow body with pneumatic or spongy bones is a feature of birds. They have boat-shaped sternum, thin cranial bones, and beaks that help in the reduction of body weight by providing lightness to ease flight.