Wednesday, August 13, 2014 – A huge pterosaur bone bed with at least 47 individuals of a new species, and 100’s of specimens, is the subject of a new report/study. The discovery comes out of southern Brazil from a lake deposit of a Cretaceous desert, and sheds new light on several biological aspects of those flying reptiles. Smithsonian also has an article on the new bonebed.

Pterosaur Bonebed Gives Clues to How Crested Pterosaurs Grew

Pterosaur Bonebed Gives Clues to How Crested Pterosaurs Grew

Image: Maurilio Oliveira/Museu Nacional-UFRJ

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