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Re: Did pterosaurs feed by skimming?

Mark Witton writes:
 > With such stunted hindlimbs, the wing shape, regardless of
 > brachiopatagial attachment point, is narrow and well suited to
 > long-distance dynamic soaring, and the discovery of over a thousand
 > Pteranodon species 200 km from the nearest palaeoshoreline is
 > pretty good taphonomic evidence for this, as well.

Wow.  That is one speciose genus.

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