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Re: feathers, hair and Compsognathus



At 09:48 AM 10/23/96 +0930, you wrote:
>> perhaps ancestral dinosaurs did have both, just like some had both teeth
>> and beaks, but lost the heavy teeth over time (as did pterosaurs).
>
>     Which dinosaurs had beaks?

   Every Predentatan had a beak, albeit only at the front of the head.
Ornithomimids had toothless, cutting, beaks complete with Keritan covering
(according to a discovery by Phil Currie).

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