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70 million year-old fossil of a massive flying reptile in Romania called Hatzegopteryx

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Reports about fossilised 70 million year-old flying reptile Dr Witton has helped to identify

Period23 Jan 2017 → 8 Feb 2017

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TitleGiant winged Transylvanian predators could have eaten dinosaurs
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/02/17
DescriptionWelcome to the Cretaceous Romanian island of Hațeg, once populated by lifeforms stranger than anything imagined by Lovecraft or Giger
Producer/AuthorElsa Panciroli
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/feb/08/giant-winged-transylvanian-predators-could-have-eaten-dinosaurs-azhdarchids
PersonsMark Witton
TitleGiant fossil found in Transylvania was a ferocious flying predator that could devour horse-sized dinosaurs
Media name/outletInternational Business Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date30/01/17
DescriptionThe pterosaur Hatzegopteryx had a thick stocky neck that allowed it to eat very large prey.
Producer/AuthorMartha Henriques
URLwww.ibtimes.co.uk/giant-fossil-found-transylvania-was-ferocious-flying-predator-that-could-devour-horse-sized-1603901
PersonsMark Witton
Title Giant fossil found in Transylvania was a ferocious flying predator that could devour horse-sized dinosaurs
Media name/outletInternational Business Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date30/01/17
DescriptionArticle on researchers from Portsmouth and Southampton universities discovering a new fossil of a massive flying reptile that could eat its prey whole.
Producer/AuthorMartha Henriques
URLwww.ibtimes.co.uk/giant-fossil-found-transylvania-was-ferocious-flying-predator-that-could-devour-horse-sized-1603901
PersonsMark Witton
TitleThe Transylvanian 'T-rex of the skies': Researchers reveal ancient flying reptile with a mouth so big it could swallow a human whole
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/01/17
DescriptionArticle on researchers from Portsmouth and Southampton universities discovering a new fossil of a massive flying reptile that could eat its prey whole.
Producer/AuthorCecile Borkhataria
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4161664/The-t-rex-skies-swallow-human-whole.html
PersonsMark Witton
TitleGiant flying reptile was top predator like a winged T. rex
Media name/outletNew Scientist
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date26/01/17
DescriptionArticle on researchers from Portsmouth and Southampton universities discovering a new fossil of a massive flying reptile that could eat its prey whole.
URLhttps://www.newscientist.com/article/2119323-giant-flying-reptile-was-top-predator-like-a-winged-t-rex/
PersonsMark Witton
TitleEnigmatic Pterosaur Was a Terrestrial Stalker
Media name/outletScientific American
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/01/17
DescriptionArticles about research by Dr Mark Witton about a pterosaur fossil found in Romania
Producer/AuthorBrian Switek
URLhttps://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/enigmatic-pterosaur-was-a-terrestrial-stalker/
PersonsMark Witton

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