How Pterosaurs Got Their Wings

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Shared September 18, 2019

When pterosaurs first took flight, you could say that it marked the beginning of the end for the winged reptiles. Because, strangely enough, the power of flight -- and the changes that it led to -- may have ultimately led to their downfall.

Thanks to Ceri Thomas for the excellent Scleromochlus illustration! Check out more of Ceri's paleoart at http://alphynix.tumblr.com and http://nixillustration.com

And thanks as always to Studio 252mya for their wonderful illustrations. You can find more of their work here: https://252mya.com/

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