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Re: birds scales
yeah! After all, the first leaves to appear on a plant seedling are
not typical of the plant. And the first coloration of baby pigs,
tapirs, and many felids have no relation to the adult coloration. I'm
pretty sure these are derived characteristics....
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Subject: Re: birds scales
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Date: 12/9/95 11:17 AM
> To repeat myself, since down is the *first* feather type to appear on a chick,
> down should have been the first feather to appear on the group.
But this all-out assertion really doesn't follow.
-= Tuck =-