Re: >H callouses create horns

Chris Hind (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 20:04:58 -0800

>A mutation must be present in the reproductive cells to be passed on to
>the next genration, so a mutation in another part of the body would not
>be passed on. You horn mutation would not be passed on unless the tissue
>involved produced the reproductive cells.

Perhaps though callouses begin the process of evolution that eventually
leads to horns. The animal with the best callouses survives until mutations
occur and bone defects develop which happen to have an evolutionary
advantage and the process takes off exponentially from there.

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