Acta Palaentologica Polonica
According to a news published in the journal , scientists in recent studies, 160 million years is an early bird known to have lived around the Northern Hemisphere. pterosaur with set “flying dragon” found in Chile.
Fossil related to dinosaur type, South America
found at in the Atacama desert was discovered. This discovery; It has wings, an elongated tail, and very sharp teeth. Juna Periodreptile found in the Southern Hemisphere first evidence.
The first examples of this variety found in the Southern Hemisphere:
The flying dragon fossil found in Chile was first discovered in 2009. Ataca Desert National History and Culture Museum director Osvaldo Rojas
by Cerritos Bayos was discovered in the town. Later, researchers found the remains of unknown medicine related to the flying reptile from the Jurassic Period.
Working on the relics found University of Chile
According to the data obtained by , this fossil Rhamphorhybchinae
It is thought to be a member of the subfamily. This means that these discovered fossils are related to the Rhamphorhynchinae subfamily discovered in the Southern Hemisphere. first examples
It means .
The name at the beginning of the research on the remains Jonathan Alarcon, that the discoveries of this cluster generally originate in Europe, and that the skeletal fragments found in Chile are better than what has hitherto been known for the worldwide distribution of animals belonging to this cluster. much larger underlines that it can mean.
“They may have come and stayed once”
The discovery also revealed that most of the landmass in the southern globe of the world as a whole Gondwana
The vineyard between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, and the possible to migrations also winks.
“There are pterosaurs from this cluster in Cuba, and apparently coastal animals; so they probably migrated in the middle of the North and South or they came and stayed once, we don’t know,” he said.
Prior to this discovery, it was in Australia in 2019. 96 million years old fossil of a flying reptile was discovered. The same year, with the discovery of a flying reptile buried in a glacier in Canada, this breed made its name as a new breed among the largest flying animals in history.