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Re: Feathers from Scales



In a message dated 96-10-17 18:02:43 EDT, jpoling@dinosauria.com (Jeff
Poling) writes:

<<  I think this research, along with the research of Brush, very much does
 sink the notion of feathers from scales.  It does, however, raise any even
 more interesting question:  did scutes and scuttelae evolve from feathers?
>>

My guess is that feathers and scutes evolved from something more general,
call them "pre-feathers."