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Author Veldmeijer, A. J.

Title Pterosaurs : flying contemporaries of the dinosaurs / André J. Veldmeijer, Mark Witton & Ilja Nieuwland.

Published Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  567.918 VELD    AVAILABLE
Physical description 133 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Pterosaurs or flying reptiles were the first vertebrates to evolve flight. These distant relatives of modern reptiles and dinosaurs lived from the Late Triassic (over 200 million years ago) to the end of the Cretaceous (about 65 million years ago) a span of some 135 million years. When they became extinct, no relatives survived them and as a result these prehistoric animals cannot readily be compared with our modern-day fauna. So what do we know of these highly succsessful animals? The present summary answers this and many more questions based on the most recent results of modern scientific re.
Other author Witton, Mark P., 1984-
Nieuwland, Ilja, 1970-
Subject Pterosauria.
ISBN 9789088900938 (paperback)
9088900930 (paperback)