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Meet the Pterosaurs!

Millions of years ago, these flying reptiles ruled the skies. Over 150 species have been discovered around the world so far!

Here are 13 pterosaurs that you’ll meet in the game. Can you master how to pronounce their names? (Try to say each five times fast!)

Anhanguera blittersdorffi

ahn-han-GWER-a BLIT-ters-DORF-eye
wingspan: ~13 feet (4 m)

ptero_anhanguera

Dimorphodon macronyx

dye-MORF-o-don ma-KRON-ix
wingspan: up to 4 feet 7 inches (1.4 m)

ptero_dimorphodon

Dsungaripterus weii

sun-ga-RIP-tor-us way
wingspan: ~11 feet (3.3 m)

ptero_dsungaripterus

jah-hol-OP-ter-us ning-cheng-EN-sis
wingspan: 35 inches (90 cm)

ptero_jeholopterus

Nyctosaurus gracilis

nik-toe-SOR-us gra-SIL-us
wingspan: 6-10 feet (2-3 m)

ptero_nyctosaurus

tair-AN-o-don LON-ji-seps
wingspan: up to 20 feet (6 m)

ptero_pteranodon

Pterodactylus antiquus

tair-o-DAK-til-us an-TEEK-wus
wingspan: up to 5 feet (1.5 m)

ptero_pterodactylus

tair-o-DOW-stro gee-na-zoo-eye
wingspan: 8 feet (2.5 m)

ptero_pterodaustro

 

ket-zel-KWAT-a-lus NORTH-rup-eye
wingspan: 33 feet (10 m)

ptero_quetzalcoatlus

Rhamphorhynchus muensteri

ram-fo-RIN-kus MOON-ster-eye
wingspan: up to 6 feet (1.8 m)

ptero_rhamphorhynchus

Scaphognathus [Crassirostris?]

scaf-ug-NAITH-us kras-i-ROS-tris
wingspan: ~3 feet (90cm)

ptero_scaphognathus

Tapejara wellnhoferi

ta-pe-JAR-a well-n-HOF-er-eye
wingspan: up to 6 feet (1.8 m)

ptero_tapejara

too-pu-SHWA-ra lay-o-NAR-dee-eye
wingspan: ~15 feet (4.5 m)

ptero_tupuxuara