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Re: more about "feather" find
It says that a fossil of a small dinosaur of the saurichian line was covered
with long very primitive feathers.
Have any of you looked closely at the fur of a cat? Some modern mammals
could be said to have very primitive feathers.
When did synapsids develop their fibrous body covering? Maybe this is
parallel evolution. Clearly it was an advantage to develop homothermy.
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From: "Ian Paulsen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 3:28 PM
Subject: more about "feather" find
Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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