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Fossilized remains of Pterosaur revealed

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The Pterosaur was a winged lizard that had a wingspan of about 27 feet. The Pterosaur was a winged lizard that had a wingspan of about 27 feet.

Brazilian researchers have unveiled the fossilized remains of a giant flying prehistoric reptile. The National Museum of Brazil houses the exhibit that includes a life-sized replica of the Pterosaur. 

Scientists say the Pterosaur was a winged lizard that lived from about 220 to 65 million years ago and had a wingspan of about 27 feet.  They also walked on the ground and are believed to be one of the first vertebrates to develop powered flight.

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