Photographer's Note

Pterosaurs (winged lizards) were carnivores that flourished during the late Triassic to Cretaceous period of 220 - 65.5 MYA. They were the earliest vertebrates to evolve powered flight. Their wings were formed by membranes of skin and other tissue, albeit the mechanics of their flight is not completely understood nor has it been modelled. Fossil footprints show that the pterosaur stood with the entire foot on the ground. Most skulls had elongated bear-like jaws, however, some more advanced pterosaurs were toothless.

This photograph was taken at the Indodra Fossil and Dinosaur Park, Gandhinagar.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 915] (1950)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-04-29
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-09-20 3:23
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