Rapaxavis. "Rapaxavis was a very little guy," Chiappe said. "It was very lightly built, and it had a long, slender snout with tiny little teeth." Unlike some of its contemporaries, it didn't have any claws on its "hands," but it did have four on its feet, which it used to perch. The sandpiper-sized creature probably used its long, thin snout to forage for crustaceans, maggots and larvae. Yum. Image: Luis Chiappe/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
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