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1. While tadpoles do not have true teeth, in most species, the jaws have long, parallel rows of small keratinized structures called keradonts surrounded by a horny beak.

2. Others have specialised mouthparts consisting of a horny beak edged by several rows of labial teeth.

3. Their lower jaws usually have three rows of keradonts surrounded by a horny beak, but the number of rows can vary and the exact arrangements of mouth parts provide a means for species identification.

4. This interpretation is supported by the absence of front teeth and their likely replacement by a horny beak or rhamphotheca.

5. Norman stated in 1985 the possibility Segnosaurus was an aquatic fish-eater could explain its small, pointed teeth and broad and perhaps webbed feet, but found it mysterious why it should have a horny beak.

6. Teeth fall out and the lips and gums fuse, the mouth forming a horny beak (flat in protectors transformed from humans, non-flat in protectors transformed from Pak).

7. Instead, the front of the mouth is equipped with a horny beak, as in turtles and ceratopsian dinosaurs.

8. Its head had a short drooping snout with a horny beak to bite off plants that were digested in the large gut.

9. They were also characterized by having no armour, the development of a horny beak, an elongated pubis that eventually extended past the ilium, and a missing hole in the lower jaw, called a Mandibular fenestrae.

10. They had a horny beak and cheek teeth.

11. Being a dicynodont, Lystrosaurus had only two teeth (a pair of tusk-like canines), and is thought to have had a horny beak that was used for biting off pieces of vegetation.

12. Like other members of Ornithomimosauria, Garudimimus was an omnivore/herbivore with a reduced bite force that was compensated by a horny beak.

13. Crompton and Attridge (1986) described skulls of Massospondylus as possessing pronounced overbites and suggested the presence of a horny beak on the tip of the lower jaw to make up the difference in length and account for tooth wear on the teeth at the tip of the snout.

14. Like other members of the Ornithomimosauria, Archaeornithomimus was likely an omnivore equipped with a horny beak, eating everything from small mammals, to plants and fruit, to eggs, and even hatchlings of other Asian dinosaurs.

15. The front of the jaws were covered in a horny beak.

16. Saichania bit off plants in its desert habitat with a horny beak and processed them in its wide hindgut.

17. It would have had a moderately long neck and small head with a horny beak, short but strong forelimbs, and long powerful hindlimbs.

18. Diictodon had disproportionally large heads that ended in a horny beak.

19. Teeth are absent from the premaxilla and front of the lower jaw, which in life were probably equipped with a horny beak.

20. It probably cropped vegetation with a horny beak, much like a tortoise, while the tusks may have been used for digging up roots and tubers.

21. It is lightly built and toothless, with a short mouth and robust premaxillae presumably possessing a horny beak.

22. Limusaurus, on the other hand, was completely toothless as an adult and likely possessed a horny beak.

23. If Limusaurus is any indication, adult elaphrosaurines were completely toothless, and their mouths were probably edged with a horny beak.

24. Teeth are absent from the premaxilla and front of the lower jaw, which in life were probably equipped with a horny beak.

25. The preserved mandible of Gigantoraptor is fused into a broad shovel-like shape, indicating that the unknown skull was over half a metre long and toothless also, probably equipped with a horny beak.

26. However, some have noted that there is no evidence that the snouts of tooth-bearing prehistoric birds such as most enantiornitheans would also have possessed a horny beak, at least in a toothed part of the snout.

27. Modern turtles have a horny beak without teeth in their mouth.

28. Instead, the front of the mouth is equipped with a horny beak, as in turtles and ceratopsian dinosaurs.

29. The restricted jaw motion and presence of a horny beak structure suggests that Aulacephalodon were herbivores.

30. Like all members of the genus, this animal was toothless, except for prominent tusks, and probably cropped vegetation with a horny beak, like a tortoise.