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Flying giant pterosaurs had longer neck than a giraffe, say experts – The Guardian

Intact remains, discovered in Morocco, may help engineers create stronger lightweight structures

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DinosaursIntact remains, discovered in Morocco, may help engineers create stronger lightweight structures
Wed 14 Apr 2021 10.00 EDT
Pterosaurs, one of the first and largest vertebrates to learn to fly, have often been seen as the cool cousins of the infamous Tyrannosaurus rex.
Now scientists have discovered the 100m-year-old secret to the success of the flying pterosaur: a neck longer than a giraffe.
Palaeontologists from Portsmouth University have been puzzled at how gigantic flying azhdarchid…

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