Explain the importance of fossils in deciding evolutionary relationships.

Q. 8 :- Explain the importance of fossils in deciding evolutionary relationships. 

 

Answer:-

Fossils are the remains or preserved traces of dead plants or animals, which died millions of years ago and some of them are already extinct. The remains or impressions of body part, sometime can be found between different layers of earth under its surface. The study of fossils have helped us to know about the evolution or the link between two species. Fossils tells us how new species are developed from the old. So fossils have an importance in deciding evolutionary relationship.