Scottish fossil revealed to be pterodactyl ancestor


X-ray scans of a tiny reptile fossil reveal the pterodactyls’ ancestors scampered around on two legs. …

“By identifying Scleromochlus as a close pterosaur cousin, we can now reveal that pterosaurs evolved from tiny, fast-running, ground-living animals, which raced around on their toes like a ballerina, that were so humble that you could hold one in your hand.”


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