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Re: Arms into wings

In a message dated 3/6/99 7:06:01 AM, Jeff Hecht writes:

<< Why do we need just one feature to push the evolution of feathers? >>

All right Jeff, I confess. I agree that multiple factors, from heat retention
to flight to display may have influenced the size and distribution of feathers
in the evolving protobird lineage.
    However, forgive me if I ignore all those others to focus on the neglected
topic of brooding.
    Tom Hopp