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Re: bcf vs. badd

In a message dated 95-12-04 11:30:50 EST, Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)

>Right, although I consider true carnivory (vertebrate flesh) to be the
>ancestral condition in birds.

Proto-avian teeth were unserrated (like those of _Archaeopteryx_)
plesiomorphically. They might have been able to handle bits of meat, but they
certainly weren't the serrated flesh-carvers of the larger theropods.