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RE: Velociraptor scavenged azhdarchid pterosaur
> On Tue, Mar 6th, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Jaime Headden <email@example.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?
On the other hand, weren't Diatrymas and Mihrungs (demon ducks of doom)
considered carnivores because of their narrow beaks?