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Re: DINOSAUR digest 2427



Jaime A. Headden wrote:

>It does not, as the post this replies to does not relate to, keratinized
>beaks of any form, which as a hard keratin usually preserves as some trace
>along with feathers and hair, and the outlines or sheaths of claws, or
>hard scales with an osseous core (some croc scutes, for instance). 

Are there any examples of preservation of non-theropod 
beaks, e.g., ceratopid?
Among the theropods, do any oviraptorids show beak preservation?

Many thanks,

John C. McLoughlin
Taos, New Mexico