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Quetzalcoatlus

Even a creature with a wingspan of 11 m could fly in the sky. Quetzalcoatlus, whose name was derived from the mythic Mesoamerican feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl, was the largest creature on the Earth which had an ability to fly. 99 more words

Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Found in Record-Breaking Fossil Haul

In a world first, paleontologists working in northwestern China have discovered a cache of hundreds of ancient eggs laid by pterosaurs, the flying reptiles that lived alongside the dinosaurs. 559 more words

News

215 pterosaur eggs discovered

This video says about itself:

30 November 2017

They were known to rule the skies in the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, but it seems that…

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Biology

SVP abstracts 2017: Azhdarchid flight(?) insights

Habib, Hone and Therrien 2017
bring us new insights into a robust azhdarchid, half the wingspan of Q. northropi (Figs. 1–3), and known from a few scattered bones. 445 more words

Reptile Family Tree

There's a giant pterosaur in my front yard!!

A month ago
I moved into a Collinsville, IL, USA house with a 6-car parking lot instead of front yard. Not sure what overtook me, but with a little spare time, a lot of driveway sealer and a can of paint, I added a 30×50 foot… 132 more words

Pterosaurs

Ed Sheeran meets prehistoric flying reptiles

Here’s a long-overdue video of me dancing around dressed as a pterosaur. 455 more words

Thoughts

NCS Case File #30: Pterodactyl sighting over Peoria, Illinois

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word cryptid as “An animal whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the yeti.”  For the following witnesses to living cryptids, there is no dispute.  349 more words

Cryptid