Ctenochasma and Chileanflamingo (image) Uppsala University Share Print E-Mail Caption 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. Credit Qvarnström et al Usage Restrictions Can only be published in connection to reports about the research by Qvarnström et al. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.