The new pterosaur is discovered

Scientists discovered the new kind of dinosaur

In brief: The Aetodactylus halli is probably a pterosaur - a flying reptile.

The US scientists from Southern University have discovered the new kind of reptiles inhabited the Earth 95 million years ago. The ancient beast called Aetodactylus halli belongs to the Ornithocheiridae.

The 38 cm long fossilized fragment of the jaw was found in Texas. This territory was covered by the ancient sea at the time of Cretaceous. The Aetodactylus halli is probably a pterosaur – a flying reptile. According to the scientists words, this is one of the most late representatives of the pterosaurs – Ornithocheiridae.

Maria Velikanova
2010-04-28 09:46, Society.

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