Pterosaurs - Flying Reptiles

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This Catalyst article looks at the pterosaurs, which were flying reptiles, and which died out along with the dinosaurs. Analysis of the fossil record has increased scientists' knowledge of these creatures and how they lived. Bird watching during the Mesozoic Era, the expanse of time stretching between 245 and 65 million years ago, would have been a very different experience to what it is today as only these bird-like dinosaurs existed.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2010, Volume 21, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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