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Fossil finds give clues about flying reptiles in the Sahara 100 million years ago

March 25, 2020 - General

Three new species of toothed pterosaurs — flying reptiles of the Cretaceous period, some 100 million years ago — have been identified in Africa by an international team of scientists led by Baylor University.

Anhanguera soaring the skies over the Kem Kem with Coloborhynchus
and Ornithocheirus [Credit: Megan Jacobs]The pterosaurs, which soared above a world dominated by predators, formed part of an ancient river ecosystem in Africa…

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