The pterodactyl was a winged reptile of the Jurassic period that lived roughly 150 million years ago. As the term "dinosaur" generally refers to creatures walking upright on two or four feet, and the pterodactyl flew or ... More »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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Scientists do not know exactly why the pterodactyls died out approximately 65 million years ago. Some scientists believe that they died as a result of a meteor impact, while others believe climate change was to blame. So... More »

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 »

Large herbivorous Sauropods and equally large carnivorous Carnosaurs lived during the Jurassic period, as well as smaller, quicker animals. Additionally, the first birds evolved from dinosaurs with simple feathers during... More »

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