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Evidence of an entirely new species of pterosaur, the ancient airborne ‘dragon’, found in Southern Brazil

In an "absolutely unprecedented" discovery, paleontologists have recovered as many as 47 skeletal specimens belonging to a hitherto unknown species of pterosaurs, the ancient flying dinosaurs, from the southern part of Brazil. Christened as Caiuajara dobruskii, this entirely new breed of prehistoric airborne reptiles is believed to have inhabited a desert lake of the Cretaceous…