NATURE SOURCE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NATURE SOURCE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Pterodactylus ( winged finger ) is a genus of pterosaurs, whose members are popularly known as pterodactyls. It was the first to be named and identified as a flying reptile. Pterodactyls are any of a number of genera of flying reptiles of the extinct order Pterosauria, from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, having a highly reduced tail and teeth, birdlike beak and a wingspan of 3.3 ft or less. Pterosaurs ( winged lizard ) were flying reptiles of the order Pterosauria. Pterosaurs are the earliest vertebrates known to have evolved powered flight.
Model release not required. Property release not required.