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RE: Velociraptor scavenged azhdarchid pterosaur





> On Tue, Mar 6th, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Jaime Headden <qi_leong@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 

> There are however some features of Protoceratops that would seem to indicate 
> something other 
> than strict herbivory was practiced.
> 
> The hooked and narrow beak is more reminscent of a bird of prey than that of 
> any avian herbivore. 
> Those prominent 'canine' teeth immediately behind the beak are also somewhat 
> reminiscent of a 
> tomial tooth.
 
 So, are Dicynodonts now considered carnivores?  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dicynodonta
 
 On the other hand, weren't Diatrymas and Mihrungs (demon ducks of doom) 
considered carnivores because of their narrow beaks?