Study Reveals Humble Origins of Flying Pterosaurs

Study Reveals Humble Origins of Flying Pterosaurs


The first pterosaurs appeared around 220 million years ago and disappeared from the planet along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago during the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction. For 200 years, researchers have been unable to trace the evolutionary path this group of reptiles took to get airborne.

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