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Name: Kallen
Status: other
Age: other
Location: IL
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Date: 12/6/2005


Question:
My teacher said that pterodactyls do not fly. He says that the climb up trees and cliffs and jump of and glid in the air. Is this true?


Replies:
http://www.paleodirect.com/ptero1.htm

Hummm. Yes and No. There are too many species of Pterosaurs (Pterodactyls) to group them all into one type of flight. Check out this web site.

Steve Sample


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