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Ctenochasma and flamingo

Image   •   Aug 26, 2019 12:00 BST

a) Some Late Jurassic ctenochasmatids had elongated snouts with many slender teeth, interpreted as adaptations for filter feeding. b) The modern Chilean flamingo, which is a filter feeder, can produce droppings full of foraminifera when feeding in coastal wetlands.
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Photographer / Source Qvarnström et al.
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