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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.