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Re: omnivorous theropods



>From: Chris Nedin <cnedin@geology.adelaide.edu.au>
 > Tom Holtz wrote:
 > >Other potentially omnivorous theropods include oviraptorosaurs,
 > >ornithomimosaurs, and Avimimus.
 > 
 > Interesting. How did they get around the problem that meat-eating teeth are
 > not good for processing vegetable matter and vice versa?

Easily - the same way birds did: they lost their teeth.

Except for the segnosaurs, the potentially omnivorous theropods
are all *toothless*, or nearly so (like two teeth).

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