About the Show
Ever since the first fossil was discovered in Germany in 1784 pterosaurs have been a mystery to scientists. Did they lay eggs or give birth to live young? Did they walk on two or four legs? And perhaps most mystifying of all, how did they fly? In the last few years, a rush of discoveries is revealing the true nature of these strange beasts, not as the sluggish flyers that a previous generation of researchers believed them to be, but instead as high-powered, warm-blooded precision aerialists, among the most effective flying predators in history.


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