PTEROSAUR OVERVIEW

If you look at any ecosystem that has dinosaurs it, there are always flying reptiles present. Allow me to give you an overview of the fictional species of pterosaur (flying reptile) that will appear in my dinosaur series. When I created it, I wanted to make something that stood apart from the pterosaurs of the past. In terms of size, I based it on Quetzalcoatlus, one of the largest pterosaurs ever to fly. I also gave it a head crest that was similar in shape to a Pteranodon’s. The tail feathers are based on one of the earliest birds, Archaeopteryx. Since I am a dragon fanboy, I also wanted to give this pterosaur a physical structure that was similar to that of a dragon. Its curved beak is designed to rip through the flesh of its prey while the teeth-like extensions of its jawbones are designed to crack open bone. I gave it this feature to make it more like a modern bird of prey such as an eagle or hawk. It also has a fitting name that matches the elongated claws on its wings. Overall, my pterosaur is one of the more complex animals I made for my dinosaur series and I look forward to sharing it with you.

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