What is the function of human fingers?

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What is the function of human fingers?

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Humans are a rare species of mammals in that we get about on two legs. This frees up our hands for other uses; by comparison, most mammals get about on four legs with little difference between front and back legs.

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The function of human fingers is to grip any object, such as food or tools, that we find necessary. Our fingers are by far the most flexible and...

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