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That inaccurate pteranodon is back...

Still inaccurate. Just more… different lookin’

This is much more accurate, and also freaking adorable:  http://www.deviantart.com/art/Pteranodon-plushie-182840256


Caiuajara dobruskii - new tapejarid pterosaur bone bed

We’ll call this:
“When discovery confirms heretical hypotheses.”

Another pterosaur bone bed,
this time with subadults and juveniles (no eggs or hatchlings) of a new tapejarid, … 732 more words

Reptile Family Tree

'Butterfly-headed' pterosaurs discovery in Brazil

From Live Science:

Flock of Ancient ‘Butterfly-Headed’ Flying Reptiles Discovered

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer

August 13, 2014 02:00pm ET

An ancient flying reptile…

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Origin of the long basipterygoid process of the basisphenoid in pterosaurs

Today we talk about a throat bone, the basisphenoid.

The basisphenoid bone connect the palate to the braincase with a pair of basipterygoid (bp) processes. In almost all tetrapods the bp processes are short. 519 more words


Moganopterus, boreopterid? or cycnorhamphid?

Moganopterus (Fig. 1, Lü et al. 2012) is one of the oddest of all pterosaurs, with its elongated jaws.

Wikipedia follows Lü et al. 2012 in nesting… 207 more words