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Ancient pterodactyl were found in China

25 Apr

pterodactylRemains of ancient pterodactyl were discovered by paleontologists in China. Age scientists discovered fossils of 163 million years. A new kind of got the name Kryptodrakon progenitor . Pterodactyl had a wingspan of 1.4 meters, according to National Geographic.

First Kryptodrakon paleontologists have found the remains in 2001 in north-west China, but then researchers wrongly identified, considering that before them theropod bones. Clarity has made a new discovery, made a few years later.

It is interesting that the remains were found Kryptodrakon progenitor in the territory, which previously was a forested floodplain, located far from the sea. Hitherto bone pterodactyls found close to the ocean.

 
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