The average pterodactyl had a wingspan of 3 feet and weighed between 2 to 10 pounds. Pterodactyls were not dinosaurs, though both groups belong to the same scientific grouping, the archosaurs. More » Pets & Animals Dinosaurs

Flying reptiles such as pterosaurs (also known as the pterodactyl) have not lived since the end of the Cretaceous period, around 65 million years ago. Modern humans have existed for approximately 200,000 years, meaning t... More » Pets & Animals Dinosaurs

Pterodactyl is a term used to classify a group of flying reptiles that existed in a variety of sizes; with wingspans ranging from a few inches to over 40 feet. Thus height depends on which pterodactyl is in question. More » Science Biology Zoology
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