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'Superbly preserved' pterosaur fossil unearthed in Scotland

The fossil of a 170-million-year-old pterosaur, described as the world's best-preserved skeleton of the prehistoric winged reptile, has been found on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, scientists said Tuesday.

Tiny pterosaurs dominated cretaceous skies

New research has found that it was the babies of giant pterosaurs—known as flaplings—who overshadowed their small adult rivals.

Prehistoric winged lizard unearthed in Chile

Chilean scientists have announced the discovery of the first-ever southern hemisphere remains of a type of Jurassic-era "winged lizard" known as a pterosaur.

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