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From Science Daily and BBC on 22-Dec-2016 13:16

Researchers have discovered that a species of dinosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, lost its teeth in adolescence and did not grow another set as adults. The finding is a radical change in anatomy during a lifespan and may help to explain why birds have beaks but no teeth.

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