Flying giant pterosaurs had longer neck than a giraffe, say experts

Flying giant pterosaurs had longer neck than a giraffe, say experts

The Guardian

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Intact remains, discovered in Morocco, may help engineers create stronger lightweight structures

Pterosaurs, one of the first and largest vertebrates to learn to fly, have often been seen as the cool cousins of the infamous Tyrannosaurus rex.

Now scientists have discovered the 100m-year-old secret to the success of the flying pterosaur: a neck longer than a giraffe.

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