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Re: FEATHERS FOR T-REX?



Dear dinosaurs,

Bird feathers generally hinder warming of eggs and young, not help it.
Many modern birds in nesting season lose feathers on parts of their
bellies so that bare skin will get in contact with eggs ("the brood
patch").

I understand, that some of you saw pictures of birds spreading wings over
well grown young to protect them from extreme heat or rain and mistaken
this for the usual way the incubation is done.

J.