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Flying reptiles adapted, survived


July 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Pterosaurs, the first flying reptiles, were not driven to extinction by the birds. In fact, they continued to diversify and adapt for millions of years ... Read more...

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Pterosaur males used their head crests to woo ladies


January 21st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Men can't help showing off when it comes to trying to impress the opposite sex. And male Pterosaurs, which are a favourite with Hollywood filmmakers, apparently used their ... Read more...

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160mn-yr-old pterodactyl fossil solves dino sex riddle


January 21st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Universities of Leicester, Lincoln and the Geological Institute, Beijing, have finally solved the mystery of sex between pterodactyls - flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs ... Read more...

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190 mn-year-old dinosaur fossils found in Argentina


January 10th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 10 (IANS/EFE) A species of dinosaur that lived 190 million years ago has been found in Argentina, a researcher said. "No discoveries with these characteristics had ever been made in ... Read more...

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Dinosaur footprints, fossils found in central Peru


February 10th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 10 (EFE) Hundreds of footprints and the fossilised remains of various prehistoric animals, probably dinosaurs that lived 120 million years ago, have been discovered in the Ancash region of central ... Read more...

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Ancient flying reptiles used four legs to take flight


January 7th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have come across evidence which suggests that pterosaurs, ancient flying reptiles, used four legs to take flight.The evidence was found by Michael B. Habib, of the ... Read more...

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Flying dinos preferred walking than swooping for prey


May 28th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study has found that many flying dinosaurs like Pterosaurs, preferred to walk than swoop down for prey, as they were strongly adapted for life on ... Read more...

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