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A Giant Pterosaur's Awkward Takeoff And Landing

Posted on the 18 November 2012 by Gerard @presurfer
A video simulation of the giant pterosaur, Quetzalcoatlus, taking flight and landing. Their huge size and fragile wings required them to run on a downward-sloping runway before flapping their wings and taking off, and then landing in a similar way.

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