Flying reptiles that weren't so scary after all

World Aug 16, 2013

Flying reptiles that weren't so scary after all

by Mark P. Witton

For most of us, "pterodactyls" are large, vicious and ugly gargoyles with leathery wings and jaws lined with savage teeth, the sort of disreputable brutes we find in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Lost World," the "Jurassic Park" franchise — even a recent episode of ...

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