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Giraffe-sized dinos pole-vaulted to fly


November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A giraffe-sized dinosaur, previously thought to be too heavy to fly, virtually pole-vaulted over its own wings to be airborne, scientists said.Mark Witton, palaeontologist from the University of ... Read more...

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How giant dinos soared the high skies


November 15th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the huge pterosaur dinosaurs were capable of flying and used the combined power of its legs and winged arms as 'engines' to push itself ... Read more...

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Giant flying reptiles preferred to walk the earth


May 28th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Huge flying reptiles of ancient times weren't exactly predators grabbing fish from seas, but were really more suited to life on the ground. A particular kind of pterosaur, ... 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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