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Re: Beaks



At 01:43 PM 4/18/99 EDT, Alien4240@aol.com wrote:
>
>I have an old video on the Maiasaur which mentions that the babies had a 
>tooth like structure on the nose used to break through the egg and then fell 
>off later. Is this something they know? Has there been fossils of this 
>structure found or is this just a speculation. The video is actually a 
>children's book read on tape and it has a lot of behavior stuff in it that 
>I'm sure is just a theory, if even that. Thanks.
>

There was a Chinese exhibit that made the rounds in the US about two (?)
years ago, Giants of the Gobi.  In this exhibit, there was a fossilized
embrio in the process of hatching, the egg tooth was visible in it.  

-Randy