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Fox News - 11 Jul 2019 Plane-sized flying reptile was a feared killer in Transylvania
A giant flying reptile the size of a plane may have been the largest and most feared predator in ancient Transylvania. After examining the enormous neck vertebrae of a creature called Hatzegopteryx– a pterosaur with a 32–foot wingspan and giant beak– ...
CNN - 13 Jun 2019 These prehistoric reptiles could fly immediately after birth
These prehistoric flying reptiles were overachievers from the moment they hatched.
New Scientist News - 12 Jun 2019 Baby pterosaurs may have hatched ready to fly right out of the egg
Pterosaurs were born to fly. An analysis of a cache of pterosaur eggs discovered in 2017 adds to the debate over whether these winged reptiles hatched ready ...
Science News - 21 Dec 2018 Fossils show some pterosaurs may have had rudimentary feathers
Think of pterosaurs, the flying reptiles that were distant cousins to the dinosaurs, and you may imagine a fearsome, leathery, winged creature. But new fossil ...
Live Science - 17 Jun 2019 Baby Pterosaurs Could Fly. So, Did They Need Their Parents?
Baby pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs — were probably able to spread their leathery wings and fly shortly after emerging from their ...
Science Magazine - 12 Jun 2019 Baby pterosaurs may have taken to the skies straight after hatching
Pterosaurs were flying winged reptiles that dominated the skies from 228 million to 66 million years ago, and a new analysis in the Proceedings of the Royal ...
Scientific American - 17 Dec 2018 Pterosaurs Just Keep Getting Weirder
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...
Ottawa Citizen - 13 Jun 2019 Pterosaurs take flight at Museum of Nature
Dinosaurs get the prehistoric glory, but the Canadian Museum of Nature is showing off fossils, casts and life-sized of the world's other dominant animals from ...
Live Science - 19 Oct 2018 From Egg to Grave: Clues Reveal How Baby Pterosaurs Grew Up
Several new fossils paint a very detailed picture of how pterosaurs were born, lived and died, yet we still don't know how they got the energy to fly.
National Geographic - 03 Oct 2018 Prehistoric sharks ate pterosaurs, fossil bite marks show
A series of bite marks on a pterosaur's wing bone reveals that it likely ended up the meal of several large predatory fish, including a prehistoric shark called ...
Popular Science - 14 Aug 2018 Check out these new flying pterosaur bones
Back in the day, dinosaurs roamed the earth, but pterosaurs were masters of the sky. Though better known as pterodactyls to the general public, pterosaurs are ...
Phys.org - 19 Dec 2018 Evidence of a fearsome shark taking down a pterosaur in mid-flight
It was a prehistoric clash of the ages that didn't end pretty when a monster in the sky clashed with a beast of the deep.
PGH City Paper - 24 May 2019 New National Aviary exhibit lets you fly like a pterosaur
Flight has evolved three distinct times in vertebrates throughout Earth's history. Most recently — just 50 or 60 million years ago — it happened in...
SlashGear - 17 Dec 2018 New dinosaur feathers discovered on pterosaurs
New evidence was discovered that suggests feathers started appearing on animals around 70 million years earlier than previously suspected.
National Geographic - 08 May 2018 Strange New Pterosaur Species Found in Transylvania
Move over, Dracula: A new flying reptile fossil adds to the unusual population of large pterosaurs that once stalked Romania.
ScienceBlogs - 17 Feb 2009 Pterosaurs breathed in bird-like fashion and had inflatable air sacs in their wings
Just when I'm in the middle of talking about the new dinosaurs and pterosaurs that were published in January (part I, part II, part III), February is turning out to be ...
Haaretz - 04 Jun 2019 Pterosaur was fuzzy: Feathers evolved not only before birds but before dinosaurs too
Never mind the chicken and the egg, discovery of plumed pterosaur shows feathers developed more than 250 million years ago.
The Japan Times - 18 Dec 2018 Wondrous extinct flying pterosaurs sported rudimentary feathers, China fossil study reveals
A microscopic examination of fossils from China has revealed that the fur-like body covering of pterosaurs, the remarkable flying reptiles that lived along.
Gulf Digital News - 02 Aug 2019 Reviews: An adventure with dinosaurs for young
Pterosaur in the Hardware Store. Ms Inserro's debut children's book Nonni's Moon became an Amazon best-seller. Right, Pterosaur in the Hardware Store.
USA TODAY - 13 Aug 2018 Oldest pterodactyl fossil discovered in Utah desert
About 210 million years ago, a strange "bird" with a pelican-like pouch, big fangs and a large, five-foot wingspan circled above the Utah desert, searching for its ...