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Re: LAGS (was feathers, fibers, endothermy...)



Stanley Friesen wrote:

> 
> The difficulty with using this as evidence for or against ectothermy is
> that LAG's are also known in some hibernating mammals, such as bats.  So,
> as far as I can see, all LAG's show is seasonal cessation of growth.
> 
        Wouldn't extreme seasonal changes also create LAGS? During
the dry seasons in Africa those lions tend to look pretty scrawny,
as do many of the herbivores.

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