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Re: beaks and teeth

>Wasn't there an report a while back about >producing teeth in chickens?
>This would mean the genes for this lasted all that >time. I suppose they
>could have lain dormant in birds for millions of >years, but I wonder if
>they didn't get expressed now and then.> [...]RIch

How about "egg teeth"? I've always assumed that they were an old trait that
now had a different purpose. Are "egg teeth" even the same kind of structure
as actual teeth or are they some sort of psuedo tooth?

-Sherry Michael

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