Latest Pteranodon Stories
Unique specimen is first of its kind discovered as far south as Texas, where it flew over a vast ancient sea.
The discovery of an ancient fossil, nicknamed 'Mrs T', found with a fossilized egg in a Jurassic rock bed dating back 160 million years, has allowed scientists for the first time to sex pterodactyls.
A new study finds that ancient pterosaurs took flight by "pole-vaulting" using all four of their limbs.
According to new research, several prehistoric creatures developed elaborate body traits in order to attract members of the opposite sex.
Thunderbird is a Native American legend sometimes associated with storms. Several sightings of this creature correlate with storms in the corresponding area. Some researchers describe a Thunderbird as being lizard-like similar to the extinct Pteranodon. Fossils of large birds (teratorns) having a wingspan of 12 to 18 feet were around with early man, and the Thunderbird legend may have derived from them. In April 1890, two cowboys claimed to have killed a giant bird-like creature with a...
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