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    Beaks Transformed Dinosaurs, Expanding Diet

    Post by Congslop on Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:08 pm

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    THE GIST

    * Beaks were "an evolutionary innovation" for dinosaurs, according to new research.
    * Dinosaurs and their later bird relatives used their beaks for grooming and for seeking out different types of food.
    * Most predatory theropods were actually herbivores, so carnivores like T. rex were rare and primitive.

    Full Story:
    http://news.discovery.com/dinosaurs/dinosaurs-beaks-vegetarian-carnivore-101220.html

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