I am not a biologist

but I wonder if there is any benefit for the human to have hearts on the left side?

do animals have their hearts on the left too? or on the right?

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    $\begingroup$ Well, it's not... it's in the center, pointing to the left side: biology.stackexchange.com/questions/60718/… biology.stackexchange.com/questions/5597/… $\endgroup$
    – Frieke
    Aug 20, 2019 at 9:30
  • $\begingroup$ There are humans with it on the right side. which side does not matter. $\endgroup$
    – John
    Aug 20, 2019 at 15:30
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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate of Why Is Most Life Symmetrical Externally But Not Internally? $\endgroup$
    – tyersome
    Aug 20, 2019 at 19:59
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