At least 215 eggs belonging to the pterosaur species called Hamipterus tianshanensis were found in China. Analyses of the eggs revealed about the development of the prehistoric flying reptiles.
Animals December 1, 2017
Pterosaurs ranged in size but researchers have found that those that flew over ancient Transylvania were particularly gigantic with 32-feet wingspans. Their massive size made it highly likely that they were the region’s dominant predator.
Ancient February 11, 2017
Giant flying reptiles may have been dominant predators in an island in ancient Romania, a new study reveals. Scientists shed light on a creature called Hatzegopteryx, and studied its remains.
Animals February 11, 2017
A more than 160-million-year-old specimen of the ancient flying reptile pterosaur was discovered in China. Researchers believe it is the earliest known pterosaur with filter-feeding habits similar to those of modern-day flamingos.
Animals February 6, 2017
Some 70 million years ago, the earth had flying reptiles of mighty wingspans. According to a new research, the Cretaceous era also had flying pterosaurs that were as small as house cats with smaller wings.
Animals September 4, 2016
Fossil remains of the Allkaruen koi, which include an intact braincase, were found in Argentina's Patagonia region. The new species of flying reptile lived during the early Jurassic period.
Animals August 31, 2016
Flying reptiles would have looked like creatures from the film "Avatar" as they flew over China 120 million years ago, paleontologists say. Movie also inspired scientific name of the new creature: Ikrandraco avatar.
Animals September 15, 2014
Scientists have named a newly discovered ancient flying reptile after creatures from the movie "Avatar." Ikrandraco avatar, which likely lived 120 million years ago, had the same features as the creature from the movie.
Animals September 14, 2014
A pterosaur named Ikrandraco avatar has been discovered in China that resembling the Ikran from Avatar.
Animals September 13, 2014
Toothless winged reptiles known as pterosaurs dominated the ancient skies 60 million years ago. Some of these creatures were so big they had to run before taking off.
Animals August 21, 2014
Study sheds new light on giant, toothless pterosaurs that dominated Earth's skies until 60 million years ago. Species is named Azhdarchidae, from the Persian word for dragon.
Animals August 19, 2014
A new study suggests that the shift from toothy pterosaurs to toothless ones may have signaled an important change in the ecosystem of the Earth more than 60 million years ago.
Internet Culture August 19, 2014
First time in Brazil’s history that bones of flying reptiles or pterosaurs were found in the southern part of the country. Here’s what the scientists have concluded.
Earth/Environment August 16, 2014
Flying dinosaurs have been recognized in a mass grave in southern Brazil for the first time in history.
Animals August 15, 2014
Skeletons of pterosaurs with bizarre head crest looking like butterfly wings unearthed in Brazil. Flying reptiles may have lived in flocks like flamingoes, scientists say.
Animals August 14, 2014
The pterosaur species of ancient reptilian birds are creatures that lived in a colony, according to the findings of 5 eggs and 40 adult bones in China.
Animals June 14, 2014
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