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Like Dinosaurs, With Wings! 5 Facts About Pterosaurs

This weekend, pterosaurs will invade New York. No, this isn’t a “Jurassic Park” scenario. “Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs” is opening at the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, putting the spotlight on flying creatures ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/dinosaurs-wings-5-facts-about-pteros...

Everything you know about pterosaurs is wrong

In fact, as commonly depicted, these animals, called pterosaurs, would have been unable to sustain flight, according to new research. For the first time since pterosaurs were discovered more than 100 years ago, the basic physics of how they flew are ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/44694649/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/everythin...

Pterosaurs: Soaring Fliers and Light Landers

The largest flying animals ever known, the ancient pterosaurs, were light, fragile creatures best suited for catching rising air to soar, rather than braving strong winds, and for flying and landing slowly, according to new data from a doctoral student's ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/40345276/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/pterosaur...

Fossil fragment reveals giant, toothy pterosaur

"What this research shows is that some toothed pterosaurs reached truly spectacular sizes and, for now, it allows us to put a likely upper limit on that size — around 7 meters (23 feet) in wingspan," said David Unwin from the University of Leicester ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/44906871/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/fossil-fr...

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Pterosaur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Pterosaurs were flying reptiles of the clade or order Pterosauria. They existed from the late Triassic to the end of the Cretaceous Period (228 to 66 million years ago).http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pterosaur

Pterosaurs - The Flying Reptiles - About.com Dinosaurs

Updated April. 17, 2014

Pterosaurs ("winged lizards") hold a special place in the history of life on earth: they were the first creatures, other than insects, to successfully populate the skies.http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/typesofdinosaurs/a/pterosaurs.htm

List of pterosaur genera - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 16, 2014

This list of pterosaurs is a comprehensive listing of all genera that have ever been included in the order Pterosauria, excluding purely vernacular terms.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pterosaurs

Pterosaurs Article, Pterosaurs Information, Facts ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

Read a National Geographic magazine article about pterosaurs, the largest animals that ever flew, and get information, facts, and more about these prehistoric ...http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/prehistoric-world/pterosaurs/