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Re: birds scales
In a message dated 95-12-09 00:27:33 EST, email@example.com (Adam
> "Principle of Neoteny"?, Neoteny is not a principle of evolution, it is
>a process that sometimes occurs in evolution. It results in the
>retention of juvenile structures of an
>ancestor in the adult of a descendant, more specifically acheiving this
>affect by retarding the rate of ontogeny.
This process is better known as paedomorphosis.