Compared to dinosaur bones, pterosaur fossils are very rare. Why? A video explains more.
In the run-up to Saturday’s opening of the new exhibition Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, we’re highlighting one species a day from this amazing flying reptile group. Yesterday, it was Pterodaustro guinazui. Tuesday’s pterosaur is Dimorphodon macronyx, which lived about 200 million years ago.
In the natural world, many different animal species use bright colors and patterns to advertise the fact that they would make a horrible snack.