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The Trouble With Pterosaurs

After taking Reggie to the mall for a sleek new feather-cut, Guy and Mindy start to reminisce about other ancient creatures that also had feathers and those that didn't! A trip to the movies reveals a heated debate amongst the paleontological community about whether or not the largest creature to ever take to the skies was a feathered friend or a bald bird!
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  • After taking Reggie to the mall for a sleek new feather-cut, Guy and Mindy start to reminisce about other ancient creatures that also had feathers and those that didn't! A trip to the cinemas reveals a heated debate amongst the paleontological community about whether or not the largest creature to ever take to the skies was a feathered friend or a bald bird! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of TERRIFYING PTEROSAURS!

  • Want to learn more about the science behind prehistoric feathers? Clickhereto see some of the resources we used to help write this episode!
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