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Pterodactyl Facts

Name Means
"Winged Lizard"
Type
Flying reptile
Lived When
145 million years ago
Wingspan
A few inches up to 40 feet!
Weapons
Keen eyesight, claws (talons)
Diet
Pterodactyls ate fish, insects, and small animals like lizards.
Habitat
Germany; France; England; Tanzania, Africa; many hunted near rivers and lakes

Interesting
Pterodactyl
Facts

There were lots of different types of pterodactyls, living in lots of parts of the world. Some were small like a crow, some were as big as hang gliders!

The fossil of a baby pterodactyl was found that was only one inch long, but it could already fly!


Look out little lizard! Mighty pterodactyl is coming!

Pterodactyl ... and victim!

Take the Dino Challenge!

Q: Which had the longer tail, the pterodactyl or the dimorphodon?

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Find more pterodactyl facts at:

http://www.mantyweb.com/dinosaur/pterodactyl.htm

See More Dinosaurs, More Dinosaur Facts on the Kids Dig Dinos Site:

Albertosaurus Allosaurus Apatosaurus
Baryonyx Coelophysis Cynognathus
Deinonychus Dilophosaurus Dimorphodon
Diplocaulus Dromaeosaurus Elasmosaurus
Giganotosaurus Hesperonis Ichthyosaurus
Kronosaurus Liopleurodon Nothosaurus
Ornithomimus Oviraptor Ornitholestes
Plesiosaur Pliosaur Protoceratops
Quetzacoatlus Saltopus Pterodactyl
Stegosaurus T-Rex Spinosaurus
Trilobite Troodon Triceratops
Utahraptor Velociraptor Yangchuanosaurus


 

 

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