The findings revealed the evolution of flying reptiles aid in the past.
Ilustration Ptesaurus (www.dailymail.co.uk/Peer J)
Scientists find fossil Ptesaurus animal, this animal is a type of flying reptile which lived in the Mesozoic era. Reported Dailymail, Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Ptesaurus fossils found in north central Chubut Province, Patagonia, Argentina, is the first time.
Scientists say, Ptesaurus estimated age of 200 million years. Researchers also gave the name of the flying reptile species Allkauren koi. "Studies (invention) It provides new information on the origin and type of flying reptile evolution in the group," said one researcher, Diego Pol.
Researchers reveal, something special from this latest discovery is no slightest defect in the brain Allkauren order koi. Braincase intact is very possible for scientists to examine the anatomy of the brain of the flying reptiles.
To investigate the anatomy of the skull, the researchers used computer tomography to observe, as well as parts of the skull and inner ear cavity in three dimensions.
According to investigators, Allkauren koi have remarkable adaptations for flight, including a pneumatic bones to lighten the weight, and elongated fingers supporting wings.