The remains of a giant pterosaur found in Australia

In Australia, paleontologists discovered a fossilized pterosaur skull in Queensland, which turned out to be the largest flying reptile ever found on this continent. Scientists say that it was a real “dragon” that terrified even the terrestrial lizards.

The study was published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology and briefly covered by Phys.org. The discovery was made by a team at the University of Queensland led by Tim Richards of the School of Biological Sciences’ dinosaur laboratory.

The fossilized and well-preserved jaw of an ancient monster was discovered near the town of Richmond in Northwest Queensland, in the “Vanamara Country”, the historical domain of the local indigenous people.

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