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    Chapwi
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    Mesozoic Reptile May Have Taken a Flying Leap

    Post  Chapwi on Fri Aug 12, 2011 4:33 pm

    They were weirdly shaped weaklings, giraffe-tall hang gliders forced to hurl themselves off cliffs to get airborne. At least that’s the traditional view of the flying reptiles called pterosaurs, which went extinct along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago. But a novel idea of pterosaur flight has caught the notice of paleontologists worldwide.

    http://blogs.ngm.com/blog_central/2009/08/pterosaur-takeoff-.html
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    Re: Mesozoic Reptile May Have Taken a Flying Leap

    Post  macrocephale on Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:53 pm

    Haha lol at the guys voice in the video! That post was from 2009 if you didnt notice. I was at a lecture Mark Witton did last autumn about pterosaurs (he ran overtime by an hour, but no-one cared lol), was v interesting

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