Suggested reading: Fossils reveal Pterosaur relatives before they evolved wings

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by Jack Tamisiea Few creatures were built to soar like pterosaurs. Tens of millions of years before the earliest birds, these Mesozoic reptiles had pioneered flight with sail-shaped wings and lightweight bones. Eventually pterosaurs the size of small planes would take to the sky, pushing the boundaries of animal aviation. But the origins of these reptiles […]

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