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Because the fingerprint pattern is not genetically pre-determined.  It is
apparently part of the fetal development process.  Minor environmental
differences and random cell division differences will make the prints
different even between identical twins.

X wrote:

> DNA of identical siblings is identical?  I guess that makes sense, since
> we're really split after conception...  so explain why my brother has smooth
> hands and fingers with almost no prints (lucky bastard!) and mine look like
> mother teresa's face... (probably more now than before, eh?)
> X