Monday, May 5, 2014

Quetzalcoatl pterosaur

Quetzalcoatlus.

Was a pterodactyloid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian stage) and one of the largest known flying animals of all time. It was a member of the Azhdarchidae, a family of advanced toothless pterosaurs with unusually long, stiffened necks. Its name comes from the Mesoamericanfeathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl. WIKI