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Re: Theropod eating and attacking
On Sat, 23 Aug 1997 email@example.com wrote:
> Birds of prey and owls will regurgitate undigestible parts of their prey
> in pellets. Some are capable of digesting small bones. Fish-eating
> birds usually have strong stomach acids and gizzards and digest fish
> bones, but a few also regurgitate pellets. Theropods may have done
> either. I wonder how one could tell from fossils which method they were
Which now brings up the question of whether or not regurgitated pellets
have ever been found. Coproliths have, I understand, but what about pellets?
Could they be distinguished from coproliths?
+----------+ Rich Travsky RTRAVSKY @ UWYO . EDU
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