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Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian

Giant flying reptile was top predator like a winged T. rex

Diversity in predicted life appearance and ecologies for giant azhdarchid pterosaurs.

Paleontologists don't always speculate about the existence of gigantic, winged reptiles living alongside humans in the 21st century, but when they do, ...

An artist's interpretation of Quetzalcoatlus northropi

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More Pterosaur awesomeness. Island of Opposites by tuomaskoivurinne.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Quetzalcoatlus

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The remains found are the first evidence of large prehistoric predatory animals in the region during ...

Short-necked azhdarchid pterosaurs - say what?

A giant pterosaur compared to top theropod carnivores of giant azhdarchid-bearing Late Cretaceous ecosystems. A, Tyrannosaurus rex, representing the largest ...

Absurd Creature of the Week: The 16-Foot-Tall Reptilian Stork That Delivered

Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian

Azhdarchid Paleobiology | New research on the most amazing of pterosaurs

The ' ...

Artist impression of the small-bodied azhdarchoid pterosaur from British Columbia, Canada. Image

'Thalassodromeus sebesensis': pterosaur out of time and space? Nope, just a misidentified chunk of turtle.

Album: Colorful Dinosaur Art

Babified Allosaurus and prehistoric sphenodontians

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Not all ancient reptiles were dinos—even if they looked or lived like them.

Pterosaurs

Giant azhdarchid pterosaur in flight. Images like this virtually always trigger discussions about the validity of giant pterosaur flight hypotheses.

The fragmentary fossil of a truly enormous pterosaur has been found in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. This formidable predator may have had a wingspan of 36 ...

Another prehistoric creature! This one is named Hatzegopteryx. Do you know this guy is

Art illustration - Pterosaur - Tupandactylus: is a genus of pterosaur from the…

Azhdarchid craniocervical skeleton compared to those of some other tetrapods.

This image depicts a giant azhdarchid pterosaur, named Quetzalcoatlus northropi. With a 10 meter (almost 33-foot) wingspan, this reptile stood as tall as a ...

Prehistoric Critters by Antonin Jury on ArtStation.

Africa's first real azhdarchid discovery was also a neighbor of a few famous dinosaurs like the fish-eating Spinosaurus and the vicious Carcharodontosaurus.

The lives and times of flying reptiles as told by the fossil record, part 1: azhdarchid pterosaurs

In an ideal world, all blog posts would start with images like this one. (Edited talk title slide I used back at SVPCA 2013 - we've been working on the ...

What pterosaurs tell us about the evolution of feathers

A small flock of Pterodactylus antiquus, represented by small juveniles (left) up to big adults (right) scope out foraging options in a Jurassic marsh.

The CollectA Hatzegopteryx

A Quetzalcoatlus inspects the ground for food in the aftermath of a forest fire.

Some Azhdarchid Pterosaurs Were Robust-Necked Top-Tier Predators

Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America.

studiospectre: “A is for Anurognathus, one of my most favorite of Pterosaurs! ”

... popular illustration of these animals beside a giraffe for scale. Cheers, folks! #Paleoart #PterosaurPtuesday #Azhdarchid #Pterosaur ...

Hypothetical flightless azhdarchid ...

An azhdarchid in high-altitude, long distance flight. Original here.

Hateg short necked Azhdarchid by Hyrotrioskjan ...

Sordes, as depicted here, evidences the possibility that pterosaurs had a cruropatagium – a membrane connecting the legs that, unlike the chiropteran ...

Trunk or no trunk, small or giant ears, long or short neck... what did the giant rhinocerotoid Paraceratherium really look like?

Ancient flying reptile was around the size of a small plane

A much improved skeletal reconstruction of the small azhdarchid Zhejiangotperus linhaeiensis over my oft-reproduced effort from Witton and Naish 2008.

Dracula Has Risen From The Grave by HodariNundu ...

The wing fingers of azhdarchids occupy a relatively small 47% of their wing lengths, a value only approximated by one other pterosaur group, ...

Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America and one of the largest known flying animals of all time ...

Background: Javelina Formation forest. Mid-ground: the 4.6 m wingspan, super-famous azhdarchid pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus sp. Foreground: lunch.

Germany's pet pterosaur was probably nothing special, except that it was once classed in the genus Pterodactlyus. This was a common problem with many of its ...

Pterodaustro - Pteros

Album: Colorful Dinosaur Art

An Azhdarchid pterosaur

... this pterosaur was hardly impressive in terms of size. But it is the first-known South American azhdarchid, and this in itself makes it a find of ...

An ancient armored fish was fossilized in the act of attacking and drowning a pterosaur in a toxic Jurassic lake, revealing that the winged reptiles were ...

Late Cretaceous birds compared to Late Cretaceous Pteosaurs

These 10 Pterosaurs Could Bring Down Air Force One: Hatzegopteryx

Zhejiangopterus, a genus of azhdarchid pterosaur.

Last of the year~ #hatzegopteryx #pterosaur #pterosaurs #azhdarchid #extinct #

We describe and interpret a posterior mandibular symphysis of a very large azhdarchid pterosaur. The specimen LPB (FGGUB) R.2347 exhibits a series of ...

Mark Witton's version of a large Quetzalcoatlus at 5 m tall, next

Quetzacoatlus #pterosaur #palaeoart #quetzacoatlus #doodle #digitalart # azhdarchid

Quetzalcoatlus model.

A fossil jaw from Romania is the largest pterosaur bone of its kind ever discovered, hinting that a giant species with a 29-foot wingspan once cast its ...

Just painted this yesterday, didn't have time to post it them. But

The azhdarchid pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus floating and poling producing manus only tracks.

Enter: a new small, latest Cretaceous pterosaur specimen to get excited about

Dorygnathus banthensis at the coast, surrounded by the filth of its contemporaries

#pterosaur #prehistoric #azhdarchid #quetzalcoatlus #cretaceous

A Velociraptor mongoliensis chest cavity with pterosaur remains, probably belonging to an azhdarchid, as gut content. Black arrows show pterosaur bone, ...

Azhdarchids > theropods, as demonstrated by this lousy predation attempt by Carnotaurus sasteri. #

elegantbuffalo: Hatzegopteryx is a genus of azhdarchid pterosaur known from incomplete remains found in Transylvania, Romania.

Hell Creek Pterosaurs by Paleop ...

[Image: A flock of Hatzegopteryx. One paces along on all fours, another

#pterosaur medias

Hatzegopteryx, an azhdarchid pterosaur (Wikimedia Commons).

Pterosaurs and birds: The stupidity lives on

A Quetzalcoatlus has snatched up a baby dinosaur.

This image depicts a giant azhdarchid pterosaur, named Quetzalcoatlus northropi. With a 10 meter (almost 33-foot) wingspan, this reptile stood as t…

#Hatzegopteryx is a species belonging to the family of #azhdarchid # pterosaur.

A rare complete Pterodactyl fossil

Just took home my #hatzegopteryx head to modify a camera to it's eye and to