The oldest plesiosaurus was a strong swimmer (ENG)

Instead of laboriously pushing the water out of the way with their paddles, the plesiosaurs slid gracefully along with the modified limbs to form underwater wings. His small head was placed on a long, streamlined neck. The robust body contained strong muscles keeping those wings in motion. Compared to the…

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Fossilized pterosaur eggs harbor perfectly preserved embryos (Ing)

The discovery of 215 fossilized pterosaur eggs has revealed a new discovery about the young of these ancient reptiles: pterosaur babies probably could not fly after hatching and probably needed their parents to take care of them. An examination of 16 embryos inside these eggs shows that the small pterosaurs…

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