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Prehistoric sharks feasted on flying reptiles, fossil reveals

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Period4 Oct 2018 → 5 Oct 2018

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TitlePrehistoric sharks hunted flying reptiles
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNational Geographic
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date5/10/18
DescriptionThe recent finding of a metacarpus of a pterosaur - that is, a bone part of the wings of this ancient flying reptile - characterized by teeth marks reveals that this animal was probably the prey of several large predatory fishes, including Squalicorax , an extinct prehistoric shark lived in the Cretaceous.
Producer/AuthorJohn Pickerell
URLwww.nationalgeographic.it/scienza/2018/10/05/news/cosi_mori_lo_pteranodonte_dell_america_del_nord-4141237/?rss&refresh_ce
PersonsMark Witton
TitlePrehistoric sharks feasted on flying reptiles, fossil reveals
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMSN News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date4/10/18
DescriptionA series of bite marks on a pterosaur’s wing bone reveals that it likely ended up as the meal of several large predatory fish, including a prehistoric shark called Squalicorax.
URLhttps://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/prehistoric-sharks-feasted-on-flying-reptiles-fossil-reveals/ar-BBNUPi4
PersonsMark Witton

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