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Pterodactylus (Pterodactyl) - About.com Pterosaurs - Dinosaurs
About Pterodactylus (Pterodactyl): Pterodactylus is a case study in how confusing it can be to classify ancient reptiles. The first specimen of this pterosaur was ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 - 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  ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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