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Peer J: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2908/fig-9

Animals

Transylvania Pterosaur Was the Top Predator on Its Prehistoric Island Home

A single neck bone reveals much about a giant flying reptile that sported a look all its own.

Published On 01/27/2017
3:42 PM EST
(A) Two giant, long-necked azhdarchids argue over a small theropod; (B) the similarly sized but more powerful Maastrichtian, Transylvanian pterosaur Hatzegopteryx sp. preys on rhabdodontid iguanodontian Zalmoxes. Credit: Peer J