Reptile named after Avatar creature

September 12, 2014 6:31 AM

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Washington - Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie Avatar involved graceful flying creatures that were ridden by blue human-like beings facing ecological destruction on a moon called Pandora.

It turns out that an animal very similar to those Avatar creatures, called Ikran, actually did exist here on Earth long ago.

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