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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?

LN Jeff