Ancient winged ‘dragons’ were toothless and lived in habitats around the globe, scientists say

August 20, 2014 1:50 AM

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Ancient winged ‘dragons’ were toothless and lived in habitats around the globe, scientists say

A new study sheds new light on the little understood pteorsaur– a giant winged reptile that dominated the skies 60 million years ago.

Gigantic toothless pterosaurs with wingspans that spanned 39 feet (12 meters) soared the skies some 60 million years ago, lived in a wide variety of habitats around the world, and were particularly abundant around large lakes, rivers, and coastal environments, according to new research published Aug...

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