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Just saw a program about alligators on Discovery channel. It mentioned the
keratinous "egg tooth", which is shed after the babies hatch. I was
wondering if anybody has considered that this egg tooth might be a prelude
to formation of a beak in creatures further along the evolutionary "ladder"?
Could some form of paedomorphosis be involved here?
- Re: Beaks
- From: Ronald Orenstein <email@example.com>