Giant Pterosaur Needed Cliffs, Downward-Sloping Runways to Taxi, Awkwardly Take Off into Air

Article ID: 595846

Released: 7-Nov-2012 12:20 PM EST

Source Newsroom: Texas Tech University

  • newswise-fullscreen Giant Pterosaur Needed Cliffs, Downward-Sloping Runways to Taxi, Awkwardly Take Off into Air

    Credit: Texas Tech University

    A fully articulated skeleton of Quetzalcoatlus hangs in the Museum of Texas Tech University. The animal stood as tall as a giraffe and needed a slope to taxi into the air.

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