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Re: feathers arising
Alan Brush wrote:
> The ANALOGY is that feathers are molted annually, just as reptilian
> skin is. This is NOT growth (in the sense of increased size). I suspect
> that feather moult and reptilian sking molt is analogous, and may be
> homologous. Apparently physiologically the mechanisms are very similar.
I thought that only snakes and lizards shedded thier skins. Do
crocodilains do this as well?