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Re: Microraptor also ate fish



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> The largest specimen of the four-winged dromaeosaurid dinosaur
> Microraptor gui includes preserved gut contents. Previous reports of
> gut contents and considerations of functional morphology have
> indicated that Microraptor hunted in an arboreal environment. The new
> specimen demonstrates that this was not strictly the case, and offers
> unique insights into the ecology of nonavian dinosaurs early in the
> evolution of flight. The preserved gut contents are composed of
> teleost fish remains. Several morphological adaptations of Microraptor
> are identified as consistent with a partially piscivorous diet,
> including dentition with reduced serrations and forward projecting
> teeth on the anterior of the dentary. The feeding habits of
> Microraptor can now be understood better than that of any other
> carnivorous nonavian dinosaur, and Microraptor appears to have been an
> opportunistic and generalist feeder, able to exploit the most common
> prey in both the arboreal and aquatic microhabitats of the Early
> Cretaceous Jehol ecosystem.


it swam like a duck?