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CARTOON PTEROSAUR'S DEMISE



Tracy Ford says...

> Well, the 'cartoon' pterosaur that Darren Naish had alluded to many 
> a moon ago is figured (not named) in the latest Discover mag. It's a 
> full page color spread. The article is about the Araripe Lagoon from 
> Brazil.

Does the photo depict a fossil leaf stuck in the animal's mouth? This 
was present in the skull when discovered but has since been removed 
during preparation. Amazingly, it has been suggested that the animal 
may have died by choking on this leaf. Poor pterosaur.

"So be it, Jedi"

DARREN NAISH
darren.naish@port.ac.uk