If you think about it, noses are funny looking. What do you think an alien or other species would think of our schnozes? They come in all different shapes for different reasons.
There's something else that's different. The inside:
What does having a lot of nose hairs say about our evolution? Let's consider some possibilities
Do other mammals have similar amounts of nose hairs to humans? Certainly they may, but I feel like I've typically seen nary a nose hair in another animal's nose by picture, pet, zoo. Might we be special in this regard? Frankly, I wish I knew more about this, but I'll offer some speculation (because I enjoy thinking about these things).
-We have the same amount it's just that humans have them closer to the exit of the nose. Possibly because we have dextrous fingers? :)
|Turbinates are drastically more complex and corrugated in other animals.|
-Does it say anything about the specific evolutionary environment from which we come? High dust desert? High bug zone?
The response I received: