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Contact: Kurtis Hiatt
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George Washington University

Preserved Bones of Kryptodrakon progenitor

Caption: The preserved bones of Kryptodrakon progenitor (shown here in different views) has yielded new discoveries on the origin of the pterodactyloids, a group of flying reptiles that would go on to become the largest known flying creatures to have ever existed. Scale bar is 50 mm.

Credit: Illustration by Brian Andres

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