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Nyctosaurus gracilis

Pronounced (Nic toe sore us grass sill is)             Original discovery:  O.C. Marsh, 1876 Name means:  “slender night reptile” Location found:  Gove County, Kansas Diet: Piscivore Age:  84 million years Formation: Niobrara Chalk Wingspan:  7 ft Live weight:  5 pounds Nyctosaurus is an extremely rare pterosaur, and the smallest of […]

Pteranodon sternbergi

Pronounced (TER-AN-O-DON LONG-I-CEPS) Discovered By: Mike Triebold, 1991 Discovery Location: Gove County , Kansas Diet: Fish (Piscivorous ) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 83 million years Formation: Niobrara Chalk Wingspan: 24 ft Location of Original Specimen: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada Pteranodon was a flying reptile (pterosaur) of the Late Cretaceous Period. Specimens of Pteranodon […]

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