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Pterodactylus (Pterodactyl) - About.com Pterosaurs - Dinosaurs
In fact, Pterodactylus was named by one of the first scientists to grapple with these possibilities, the Frenchman Georges Cuvier. (See a gallery of Pterodactylus ...
Pterodactylus Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
Pterodactylus is often depicted by artists as flying low over the coastlines of western Europe and northern Africa (much like a modern seagull) and plucking small ...
Pterodactyl (Pterodactylus) Ten Facts - Dinosaurs - About.com
Pterodactyls (by which most people mean either Pterodactylus or Pteranodon) are the world's most familiar pterosaurs, or flying reptiles. Here are 10 facts you ...
Pterodactyl Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
Many people use the word pterodactyl to refer to two distinct pterosaur genera, Pterodactylus and Pteranodon. Here are pictures, illustrations and photographs ...
Pterodactylus Picture - Dinosaurs - About.com
The first specimen of Pterodactylus was discovered in 1784, decades before naturalists had any conception of evolution (a theory that wouldn't be scientifically  ...
Pterodactylus Picture - Dinosaurs - About.com
If you note that "us" on the end, you may realize that Pterodactylus isn't quite the same beast as pterodactyl, a made-up name that's often used by lay people ...
Pterodactylus - Dinosaurs - About.com
The late Jurassic Pterodactylus was characterized by its relatively small size (a wingspan of about three feet and a weight of 10 to 20 pounds), long, narrow beak  ...
Pterosaurs - Giant Bird Myths and Stories - Paranormal Phenomena
Dozens of eyewitness accounts and a few intriguing photographs suggest that this flying monster, thought to have died with the dinosaurs, might still exist.
The Dinosaur Encylopedia - Pterodactyls - Dinosaurs - About.com
Believe it or not, there's no such animal as pterodactyl; that's the informal word many people use to refer to either Pterodactylus or Pteranodon, two distinct ...
Georges Cuvier - Profile of the Famous Naturalist - Dinosaurs
He also wound up naming (but not discovering) the marine reptile Mosasaurus and the pterosaur Pterodactylus, and was one of the first people to suggest that ...
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