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Re: DIGIT LOSS INQUIRY
In a message dated 8/19/01 10:31:13 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< Manal digits? I thought the argument was about how "digits" could
not re-evolve, not pedal digits. But anyway ... given the number of
count in more basal animals aside from the Iguanodontia, as Mickey
points out, other dinosaurs do tend to reduce phalangeal count ...
so, curiously, with *Iguanodon* and *Ouranosaurus*, manal phalanges
from a basal condition _do_ increase in count. The same can be
applied to the pes. >>
It's possible but not proved. That was the contention.